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Recent opinion pieces and papers delivered

  

Recent opinion pieces

 

“The European malaise and the failure of leadership” (Recon Newsletter 4:2, June 2010). View pdf.

“Understanding low turnout at the 2009 European Parliament Elections” (European Voice June 2009) View html.

"The state of democracy in Europe: a comment" in Changing Party Systems in a Deepening and Widening Europe (electronic publication at http://www.fes.de/ipg/INDEXE.HTM) View pdf.

 

Recent scholarly papers

 “The evolution of party support over the course of an election campaign: Investigating vote propensities during the 2010 British election campaign” with Christopher Carman. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Elections Public Opinion and Parties Group of the British Political Studies Association, September 2010. View pdf.

“The impact of public opinion on european union legislative decision-making” with Christine Arnold and  Christopher Wlezien. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, April 2011. View pdf.

“The Structuring Effect of First Order Elections” with Till Weber. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, April 2011. Revised for presentation at the Australian National University, September 2011. View pdf.

“Stimulus, response and turnout variations at a European Parliament election” with Bernhard Wessels. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, April 2011. View pdf.

“Researching electoral change: how circumstance and path dependency affected theorizing on this topic.” Paper presented at that Juan March Institute, Madrid, November 2009 and revised for presentation at Temple University, Philadelphia PA, April 2011. View pdf.