(August 2013)

MARK NEWMAN FRANKLIN

Department of Political and Social Science

               Phone +1 860 995-5722

   European University Institute, Florence, Italy

Email: mark.franklin(at)eui.eu

Department of Political Science
   Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Other email: mfrankli(at)mit.edu
Home page: http://www.eui.eu/Personal/Franklin

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EDUCATION

1970

Ph.D. in Government from Cornell University (Ithaca, New York).

1968

M.A. from the University of Oxford.

1964

B.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (majoring in economics) from the University of Oxford (Balliol College).

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS



2011-

Visiting Scholar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA, USA

2011

Distinguished Visiting Professor, Australian National University (September)

2006-

Inaugural Stein Rokkan Professor of Comparative Politics, European University Institute

1998-

John R. Reitemeyer Professor of International Politics, Trinity College, Hartford, CT (on leave, 2001-2, 2006-7; Professor Emeritus 2007-).

1989-1999

Professor of Political Science, University of Houston (on leave 1998-99).

1969-1989

Lecturer (then Senior Lecturer, then Reader) in Government, University of Strathclyde, Scotland (on leave 1987-88, 1984-85 and 1974-75 ).

1987-1988

Visiting Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford.

1984-1985

Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Iowa.

1974-1975

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Chicago.

1967-1968

Visiting Fellow, St Anne's College, Oxford.

1964-1967

Teaching Assistant (latterly Chief Assistant) Department of Government, Cornell University.

RESEARCH, ADMINISTRATIVE AND EXTERNAL APPOINTMENTS

2013- Affiliate, Harvard University Center for European Studies; and co-chair of the CES European Election Monitor.
2012-2013 Fellow In Residence, Netherlands Institute for Advanced Studies, Wassenaar, The Netherlands

2011-2015

Co-editor of the International Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties (5-year term)

2009-

Co-director (with Alexander Trechsel) of the Public Opinion Observatory in the European Union Democracy Observatory (EUDO), at the Robert Schumann Center for Advanced Studies (RSCAS), European University Institute.

2007-

Affiliate, Nuffield College, Oxford (previously Senior Research Fellow); external examiner at the University of Oxford.

1995-

Honorary Fellow, University of Amsterdam (previously Associated Professor); external examiner at the University of Amsterdam.

2008-2011

Chair of the Steering Committee, European Union FP7-funded project on Providing an Infras-truc­ture for Research on Electoral Democracy in the European Union (PIREDEU).

1998-2006

Affiliate, Harvard University Center for European Studies; and latterly co-chair of the CES British Study Group.

1999-2003

Chair of the Department of Political Science, Trinity College, Hartford Connecticut.

2001-2002

Visiting Scholar and Guggenheim Fellow, Harvard University Center for European Studies.

1996-1998

Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Political Science, University of Houston.

1990-1999

Visiting Professor of Government, University of Strathclyde. Reappointed 1993 and 1996.

1990-1996

Director of the Social Science Data Lab, University of Houston and Official Representative to the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research.

1984-1987

Scientific Director, European Science Foundation, Strasbourg.

1984-1985

Fulbright Scholar, University of Iowa.

1976-1977

Senior Visiting Fellow, University of Edinburgh Centre for Applications Software and Technology.

1975-1977

Acting Director, Social Statistics Laboratory of the School of Arts and Social Studies, University of Strathclyde.

1974-1975

Senior Study Director, National Opinion Research Center, University of Chicago.

1971-1972

Visiting Charg_ de Recherche, Department of Political Science, University of Geneva, Switzerland

1968-1969

Visiting Scholar, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan.

1967-1969

Newton Farr Dissertation Fellow, Cornell University.


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AWARDS AND HONORS

2001-2002

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellow.

1996-1999

John and Rebecca Moores Scholar, University of Houston.

1987-1988

Visiting Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford.

1984-1985

Fullbright Scholar, University of Iowa.

1967-1969

Newton Farr Dissertation Fellow, Cornell University.

1962

Powell Prize for English Essays, Balliol College, Oxford.

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

Political institutions
Voting and elections
Government formation and legislative behavior
Political economy, international political economy
Foreign policy-making and public attitudes to foreign affairs
Science policy-making and the sociology of science
American government and politics
European government and politics (especially Britain, France, Germany, and the European Union)
Research design and methodology (qualitative and quantitative)
Professional development (graduate and post-graduate)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE        

A. INTRODUCTORY UNDERGRADUATE

Introduction to Comparative and International Politics (lectures at Trinity and Houston, 1993-)
Basic Class in British Politics (lectures and tutorials at Strathclyde, 1970-89)
Introduction to Data Structures (service lectures, University of Strathclyde Department
    of Computer Science, 1970-77)
Government and Politics of the USA (lectures and tutorials at Strathclyde, 1972-4).
Political Institutions of Britain, France, the USA and the USSR (tutorials at Oxford, 1968).

B. ADVANCED UNDERGRADUATE

Perceptions of Conflict (senior seminar at Trinity, 2000-)
Building a New Europe (senior seminar at Trinity, 1998-1999; third year seminar 2004-)
British Government and Politics (lectures at Houston, 1990-1998)
Politics and Institutions of the EC/EU and Member Countries (lectures at Trinity, Houston, Iowa,
    and Strathclyde, 1970-)
The Study of Political Behavior (lectures at Iowa and Strathclyde, 1975-89)
Electoral Behavior (seminars/lectures at Strathclyde and Trinity College 1983-89; 2004-6)
Introduction to Research Methods (Lectures and Labs at Trinity, Houston and Strathclyde, 1970-).

C. GRADUATE LEVEL

Decision-making in government - cases in the making of NAFTA and the Single European Market
    (summer school at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 1994)
Research Methods I (EUI 2007-; University of Houston, 1990-1998 – alternate years)
Research Methods II (EUI, 2007-; University of Houston, 1990-1998 – alternate years)
Research Design for Quantitative Analysis (Research Methods III, EUI 2008-)
Comparative Elections Seminar (Alternate years, Houston, 1990-1998; Alternate years, EUI, 2006-)
Quantitative Approaches in Studying Economics, Politics and Society (joint seminar with the EUI
    department of economics, 2007)
Workshops in time series analysis (EUI 2008, 2010); multi-level modeling (EUI 2009, 2011) and survey
    research (EUI 2010)
Gateway Seminar in Comparative Politics (Alternate years, Houston 1992-1998)
Graduate Research Seminar (Strathclyde, 1975-1983; 1988-89)
Introduction to Survey Research (lectures and labs at Chicago, 1975; Strathclyde 1988)
Legislative Behavior Seminar (Strathclyde and Chicago, 1975-83)
Scope and Methods of Political Science (lectures and labs at Strathclyde, 1969-83).
The Professional Political Scientist (Seminars at Houston, 1995-8).
Getting Published in International Refereed Journals (Seminar at Amsterdam, 1998-9).

D. HONORS AND MASTERS THESES SUPERVISED

Seventy or more, mainly in the areas of British and European electoral and Parliamentary behavior.

E. PH.D. DISSERTATIONS CHAIRED

Twenty-five, on British, US and comparative voting behavior, British legislative behavior, mass participation, comparative politics (established democracies), political economy, and international relations topics.  

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UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE, AND DEPARTMENTAL SERVICE

A. AT THE EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE, 2006-

Member of the Research Computing Committee; Chair of the departmental thesis prize selection committee; EUI Official Representative to the European Consortium for Political Research, (from autumn 2007).

B. AT TRINITY COLLEGE, 1998-2006

Member of the Global Education Advisory Committee, 2003-; Institutional Review Board, 2000-; Social Science Chairs' Committee, 2000-3; College Chairs' Committee, 1999-2003; Faculty Research Committee, 2004-5, 2002, 1999-2000; Faculty Conference, Spring 1999

Advisor to the (student) Model United Nations Planning Committee, 2000-1.

C. AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON, 1989-1998

Member of the UH Graduate and Professional Council; member of the subcommittee on graduate admissions (1996-8). Member of the UH Task Force on Doctoral Programs (1996-7). Chairman of the UH Department of Political Science Graduate Studies Cttee (1996-8). Member of the UH College of Social Sciences Computer Services Cttee (1993-6). Chairman of the UH College of Social Sciences Data Lab Management Cttee (1990-6). Member of the UH Department of Political Science Recruitment Cttee (1990-92), Graduate Studies Cttee (1990-92, 1994-95), and Executive Cttee (1995-97).

Participated in Model United Nations conferences (1991 and 1994). Served as advisor for AISEC (international organization of Business School students) and as 'facilitator' at their annual conference (1996).

D. AT THE UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE 1979-89

Department of Government Tutor for Admissions, Tutor for Second and Third Year Studies, Tutor for Postgraduate Studies, and Convener of the Visiting Speakers Seminar (at various times). University of Strathclyde Faculty of Arts and Social Studies member of the Board of Study (1985-88 and 1971-74); member of the Admissions Cttee, the Student Progress Cttee, the Faculty Administration Cttee, the Cttee for Junior Year Abroad and Exchange Studies, and the Management Cttee for Social Statistics Laboratory (at various times). University of Strathclyde Computer Services member of the Working Party on Selection of Computer Hardware (1986-7, 1981-3, 1976-7 and 1971-2).

Faculty Advisor for the University of Strathclyde International Relations Society (1980-84). Keynote Speaker at the University of Strathclyde Student Association Burns Night Supper (1986).

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PUBLICATIONS

A.         BOOKS (or go to Articles, Chapters, Reports)



2013

The Internet and Democracy in Global Perspective: Voters, Candidates, Parties and Social Movements edited with Bernard Grofman and Alexander Trechsel (New York: Springer) in press.


Approaches to Representation, edited with Christine Arnold (London: Routledge) reprint of a Special Issue of West European Politics (35) 240 pp.

2012

An Audit of Democracy in the European Union: Papers from the final conference on Providing an Infrastructure for Research on Electoral Democracy in the European Union (PIREDEU) eBook edited with Susan Banducci, Heiko Hiebler, Sara Hobolt, Michael Marsh, Wouter van der Brug and Cees van der Eijk. European University Institute publication (http://www.piredeu.eu/Database/DOCS/PIREDEU_Audit_of_Democracy_2012.pdf - DOI 10.2870/51555) 355pp.

2011

Electoral Democracy in the European Union, edited with Sara Hobolt (Special Symposium in Electoral Studies, Volume 30:1) 76 pp.

2009

Elections and Voters with Cees van der Eijk (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan) 301 pp.


Electoral change (re-issue of a 1992 volume, with revisions - see below) 481 pp.

2007

The Economy and the Vote: Electoral Responses to Economic Conditions in 15 Countries, with Wouter van der Brug and Cees van der Eijk (New York: Cambridge University Press) 234pp.

2004

Voter Turnout and the Dynamics of Electoral Competition in Established Democracies Since 1945 (New York: Cambridge University Press) 277pp,

2002

The Future of Election Studies, edited with Christopher Wlezien (Oxford: Pergamon) 176pp. Reprint of a Special Issue of Electoral Studies (21:2) 359-364.

1996

Choosing Europe? The European Electorate and National Politics in the Face of Union,with Cees van der Eijk et al. (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press) 516pp.

1993

Parliamentary Questions,edited with Philip Norton for the Study of Parliament Group (Oxford: Oxford University Press) 215 pp.

1992

Electoral Change: Responses to Evolving Social and Attitudinal Structures in Western Nations,with Thomas T. Mackie et al. (Cambridge 1992: Cambridge University Press) 430 pp.

Electoral Change was re-issued as a “Classic in Political Science” by the ECPR Press in 2009 with a new Preface and new Epilogue (see above).

1988

The Community of Science in Europe: Preconditions for Research Effectiveness in European Community Countries (Aldershot: Gower) 358 pp.

1986

New Directions in Coalition Research,edited with Eric C. Browne (Special Issue of Legislative Studies Quarterly)178 pp.

1985

The Decline of Class Voting in Britain: Changes in the Basis of Electoral Choice 1964-1983 (Oxford: Oxford University Press) 208 pp.

1980

A User's Guide to the SCSS Conversational System,with Norman H. Nie et al. (New York: McGraw Hill) 599 pp.

1974

The New Statistical Package for the Social Sciences: Preliminary Documentation,edited (Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh Centre for Applications Software and Technology) 307pp.

1973

A Data Archiving, Editing, Describing and Analysing Language(Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh Centre for Applications Software and Technology) 247 pp.

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B.
JOURNAL ARTICLES (or go to Books, Chapters, Reports)

2012

“Introduction: Issue Congruence and Political Responsiveness” with Christine Arnold. West European Politics (35): 1217-1225.

 

“Strategic Incentives, Issue Proximity and Party Support in Europe” with Lorenzo de Sio, West European Politics (35): 1363-1385.

 

“How do established voters react to new parties? The case of Italy, 1985–2008” with Joost van Spanje, Electoral Studies (31): 297–305.

2011

"Introduction to the Special Symposium: Electoral Democracy in the European Union" with Sara Hobolt, Electoral Studies (30) 1-3.


"The Legacy of Lethargy: How Elections for the European Parliament Depress Turnout" with Sara Hobolt Electoral Studies (30) 67-76.

2010

"Cleavage Research: A Critical Appraisal". West European Politics (33) 648-658.

2009

"Turning out or turning off - do mobilization and attitudes account for turnout differences between new and established member states at the 2004 EP elections?" with Bernhard Wessels. Journal of European Integration (5) 609-626 (Special Issue on 'European Union elections after Eastern enlargement', edited by Hermann Schmitt). To be reprinted in an edited volume of the same title.

2008

"One Electorate or many? Differences in party preference formation between new and established European democracies" with Wouter van der Brug and Gabor Toka. Electoral Studies (27) 589-600.

2007

"The Endogenous Economy: 'Real' Economic Conditions, Subjective Economic Evaluations, and Government Support" with Cees van der Eijk, Froukje Demant and Wouter van der Brug. Acta Politica (42) 1-22.

2006

"Rethinking the dependent variable in electoral behavior - on the measurement and analysis of utilities" with Wouter van der Brug and Cees van der Eijk. Electoral Studies (25) 423-446.

2004

"The Generational Basis of Turnout Decline in Established Democracies" with Michael Marsh and Patrick Lyons. Acta Politica (39) 115-151.

2003

"The Voter Turnout Puzzles" Analise Social (38) 321-338 (translation into Portugese of a 2002 conference paper). View conference paper

2002

"Learning From the Danish Case: a Comment on Palle Svensson's Critique of the 'Franklin Thesis.'" European Journal of Political Research (41) 751-757.

 

"Reinventing Election Studies" with Christopher Wlezien, Electoral Studies (21:2) 359-364.

2001

"How Structural Factors cause Turnout Variations at European Parliament Elections," European Union Politics (2:3) 309-328.

1999

"Understanding Cross-National Turnout Differences: What Role for Compulsory Voting?" British Journal of Political Science (29) 205-216.

1998

"Separated Powers, Divided Government and Turnout in U.S. Presidential Elections" with Wolfgang Hirczy de Mino, American Journal of Political Science (42) 316-326.

 

"Social Representation in the European Elections of 1994" with Pippa Norris, European Journal of Political Research (33) 185-210.

1997

"The Responsive Public: Issue Salience, Policy Change, and Preferences for European Unification," with Christopher Wlezien, Journal of Theoretical Politics (9) 347-63.

 

"Economic Perceptions and Vote Choice: Disentangling the Endogeneity," with Christopher Wlezien and Daniel Twiggs, Political Behavior (19) 7-17.

 

"Are American Voters Choosing a Divided Government?" Chronicle of Higher Education XLIII:19 (January 17th) B7. Reprinted in a 1997 edited volume.

1996

"What Voters Teach Us About Europe-Wide Elections; What Europe-Wide Elections Teach Us About Voters" with Cees van der Eijk and Michael Marsh, Electoral Studies (15) 149-166. Reprinted in a 1998 edited volume. Reprinted in a 2008 edited volume.

 

"Up and Down with the Greens: Ecology and Politics in Britain, 1989-1992," with Wolfgang R_dig and Lynn Bennie, Electoral Studies (15) 1-20.

1995

"On the Durability of Green Politics: Evidence from the 1989 European Election Study," with Wolfgang Rudig, Comparative Political Studies (28) 409-439.

 

"The Undoing of Winston Churchill: Mobilization and Conversion in the 1945 Realignment of British Voters," with Matthew Ladner, British Journal of Political Science (25) 429-452.

1994

"Uncorking the Bottle: Popular Opposition to European Unification in the Wake of Maastricht," with Michael Marsh and Lauren McLaren, Journal of Common Market Studies (33) 455-472.

 

"Two Faces of Tactical Voting," with Richard Niemi and Guy Whitten, British Journal of Political Science (24) 549-557.

 

"Attitudes Toward Europe and Referendum Votes," with Michael Marsh and Christopher Wlezien, Electoral Studies (13) 117-121.

 

"Referendum Outcomes and Trust in Government: Popular Support for Europe in the Wake of Maastricht" with Cees van der Eijk and Michael Marsh, West European Politics (18) 101-117. Reprinted in a 1995 edited volume.

1993

"People Who Live in Glass Houses: A Response to Evans and Heath," with Richard Niemi and Guy Whitten, British Journal of Political Science (23) 549-553.

1992

"Constituency Characteristics, Individual Characteristics, and Tactical Voting in the 1987 British General Election," with Richard G. Niemi and Guy Whitten, British Journal of Political Science (22) 229-240.

 

"The Green Voter in the 1989 European Elections," with Wolfgang Rudig, Environmental Politics (1) 129-159. Reprinted in a 1993 edited volume.

1991

"Getting out the Vote: Social Structure and the Mobilization of Partisanship in the 1989 European Elections" European Journal of Political Research (19) 129-148 .
"European Community Politics and Electoral Representation: Evidence from the 1989 European Elections" with Cees van der Eijk, European Journal of Political Research (19) 105-128. Reprinted in translation in a 1994 edited volume.

1990

"Whatever Happened to the English Constitution?" Talking Politics (2).
"La Comunidad Cientifica en Europa" Mundo Cientifico (98). Translation of a 1989 article.

1989

"La Communaut_ Scientifique en Europe" La Recherche (20). Reprinted in translation.

1987

"Converse and Pierce on Electoral Behavior in France," with Thomas T. Mackie, Legislative Studies Quarterly (12) 227-235.

 

"Dissent in the British House of Commons: A Response to Norton's Rejoinder," with Alison Baxter and Margaret Jordan, Legislative Studies Quarterly (12) 152-156.

 

"The Falklands Factor" Contemporary Record (1).

1986

"Who Were the Rebels? Correlates of Dissent in the British House of Commons, 1970-74," with Alison Baxter and Margaret Jordan, Legislative Studies Quarterly (11) 143-159 .

 

"Editors' Introduction," with Eric C. Browne, Legislative Studies Quarterly (11) 470-483.

1985

"Assessing the Rise of Issue Voting in British Elections Since 1964" Electoral Studies (4) 37-56. Reprinted in a 1992 edited volume.

1984

"A Critique of the Consumption Cleavage Approach in British Voting Studies," with Edward C. Page, Political Studies (33) 521-536.

 

"Reassessing the Importance of Size and Ideology in the Formation of Governing Coalitions in European Parliamentary Democracies," with Thomas T. Mackie, American Journal of Political Science (28) 671-692.

 

"How the Decline of Class Voting Opened the Way to Radical Change in British Politics" British Journal of Political Science (14) 437-462.

1983

"Familiarity and Inertia in the Formation of Governing Coalitions in Parliamentary Democracies," with Thomas T. Mackie, British Journal of Political Science (13) 275-298.

1982

"Demographic and Political Components in the Decline of British Class Voting" Electoral Studies (1) 195-220.

1980

"In Defence of (Careful) Barefoot Empiricism: a Response to Weatherford," with Anthony Mughan, American Political Science Review (74) 462-465.

1978  

"The Decline of Class Voting in Britain: Problems of Analysis and Interpretation," with Anthony Mughan, American Political Science Review (72) 523-534.

 

"Computer Tips on Hierarchical File Operations and Wild Code Checking: Notes for SPSS Users," with Stephen K. Tagg. SSRC Survey Archive Bulletin (10).

1977

"Early Day Motions as Unobtrusive Measures of Backbench Opinion in Britain," with Michael Tappin, British Journal of Political Science (7) 49-69.

1975

"Towards a Generalized Solution to the Problem of Handling Complex Data Structures in Social Science Research" European Political Data (8).

 

"Interactive SPSS is Coming ... Coming ... On" SPSS Newsletter (7).

1973

"Aspects of Coalition Payoffs in European Parliamentary Democracies," with Eric C. Browne, American Political Science Review (67) 453-469. Reprinted in a 1973 volume.

 

"An Interactive Version of the Statistial Package for the Social Sciences: Preliminary System Specifications" European Political Data (9).

 

"Computers and the Modern Member of Parliament" The Parliamentarian (LIV).

1972

"Towards the Development of a 'Language' for Controlling Package Programs in the Social Sciences" European Political Data (5).

 

"An Inventory of Comparative Data on Party Systems in Europe," with Frank Aarebrot, European Political Data (5).

1971

"A Demand-Driven File of British Political History," with William Miller and Richard Rose. Historical Methods Newsletter (IV). Reprinted in the Social Science Research Council Newsletter (14) 1972.

 

"A Non-Election in America? Predicting the Results of the 1970 Mid-Term Election for the United States House of Representatives" British Journal of Political Science (1) 508-513.

   Book reviews in the American Political Science Review, Perspectives on Politics, Party Politics, and other journals.

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C.    CONTRIBUTIONS TO EDITED VOLUMES (or go to Books, Articles, Reports)

2014 "European Elections and the European Voter" with Sarah Hobolt in Jeremy Richardson and Sonia Mezy (Eds.) European Union: Power and Policy-Making (London: Longman) forthcoming. Revision of a 2001 article.

2013    

"Elections" with Stuart Soroka and Christopher Wlezien in Mark Bovens, Robert E. Goodin and Thomas Schillemans (Eds.) Oxford Handbook of Public Accountability (Oxford: Oxford University Press) in press.


"Studying Party Choice" with Maja Rynko in Martin Lodge and Michael Bruter (Eds.)  Political Science Research Methods in Action (Basingstoke: Palgrave) 93-118.

2012

“Preface” in Mark N. Franklin et al. (eds) An Audit of Democracy in the European Union: Papers from the final conference on Providing an Infrastructure for Research on Electoral Democracy in the European Union - PIREDEU  (Florence: European Union Democracy Observatory electronic publication) i-ii.

2011

"Electoral Turnout" with Carolien van Ham in B. Badel, D. Bergschlosser and L. Morlino (Eds.) The International Encyclopedia of Political Science (Mountain View CA: Sage) 756-759.
“Preface” in Bruno CautrŹs and Anne Muxel (eds) The New Voter in Western Europe: France and Beyond (New York: Palgrave Macmillan) xiii-xv.

2010

"Turning out or turning off - do mobilization and attitudes account for turnout differences between new and established member states at the 2004 EP elections?" with Bernhard Wessels, in Hermann Schmitt (Ed.) European Union elections after Eastern enlargement (London: Taylor and Francis) reprint of a 2009 article.


"American electoral arrangements in comparative perspective" with Till Weber in Jan E. Leighley (Ed.) The Oxford Handbook of American Elections and Political Behaviour (Oxford: Oxford University Press) 667-84.

2009

"Towards a European electorate: one electorate or many?" with Wouter van der Brug, Gábor Toka and Marina Popescu, in Jacques Thomassen (Ed.) The Legitimacy of the European Union after Eastern Enlargement. (Oxford: Oxford University Press) 65-92.


"Préface" in Bruno CautrŹs et Anne Muxel, red., Comment les électeurs font-ils leur choix ? Le Panel Electoral Franćais (Paris: Presses de Sciences Po) 13-15.

2008

"Quantitative Analysis" in Michael Keating and Donnatella Della Porta (Eds). Approaches and Methodologies in the Social Sciences (Oxford: Oxford University Press) 240-262.


"What Voters Teach Us About Europe-Wide Elections; What Europe-Wide Elections Teach Us About Voters" with Cees van der Eijk and Michael Marsh in Jocelyn Evans and David Mainwaring (Eds.) Handbook of Electoral Behavior. London: Sage. (Reprint of a 1996 article).


"Voter Participation in the United Status Versus Other Democracies" in Morgan E. Felchner (Ed.) How America Votes: Law Process and Voter Participation - Volume 1 of Voting in America (Westport Conn: Praeger) 161-172.

2007

"Effects of Space and Time on Turnout in European Parliament Elections" in Wouter van der Brug and Cees van der Eijk (Eds.) European Elections and Domestic Politics: Lessons from the Past and Scenarios for the Future (Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press) 13-31.

 

"EU support and Party Choice" with Wouter van der Brug and Cees van der Eijk, in van der Brug and van der Eijk (2007) 168-88.

 

"The Sleeping Giant: Potential for Political Mobilization of Disaffection in Europe" with Cees van der Eijk, in van der Brug and van der Eijk (2007) 189-208.

 

"European Elections, Domestic Politics and European Integration" with Wouter van der Brug , Cees van der Eijk, et al., in van der Brug and van der Eijk (2007) 226-261.


“European Election Studies,” in Yvesd Deloye and Michael Bruter (Eds.) Encyclopaedia of European Elections (London: Palgrave Macmillan) 151-153.

2005

"European Elections and the European Voter" in Jeremy Richardson (Ed.) European Union: Power and Policy-Making, 3rd Edition (London: Longman) 227-244. Revision of a 2001 article.

 

"Enquetes sur les Elections Europeennes" in Yves Deloye (Red.) Dictionnaire des Elections Europeennes, Paris: Editions Economica (reprinted in translation).

2004

"Potential for Contestation on European matters at National Elections in Europe," with Cees van der Eijk in Gary Marks and Marco Steenbergen (eds.) European Integration and Political Conflict (New York:Cambridge University Press) 32-50.

2002

"Reinventing Election Studies," with Christopher Wlezien, in Mark Franklin and Christopher Wlezien (Eds.) The Future of Election Studies (Oxford: Pergamon) 169-176. Reprint of a 2002 article.

 

"The Dynamics of Electoral Participation" in Laurence Leduc, Richard Niemi and Pippa Norris (Eds.) Elections and Voting in Global Perspective 2 (Thousand Oaks CA: Sage) 148-168. Revision of a 1996 article.

2001

"Electoral Participation" in Richard Niemi and Herbert Weisberg (eds.) Controversies in Voting Behavior, 4th edition (Washington D.C. 2001: CQ Press). Reprint of a 1996 article.

 

"European Elections and the European Voter" in Jeremy Richardson (ed.) European Union: Power and Policy-Making, 2nd Edition (London: Longman) 197-213. Revision of a 1996 article.

 

"Class and Politics" in Jonathan Michie (ed.) Reader's Guide to the Social Sciences (London: Fitzroy Dearborn) 217-218.

2000

"The Low Voter Turnout Problem in the US Congress" with Diana Evans, in Wilma Rule and Joseph Zimmerman (eds.) The U.S. House of Representatives: Reform or Rebuild? (Westport CT: Praeger) 97-113.

1999

"Making Europeans: The Socializing Power of the European Parliament" with Susan Scarrow, in Richard Katz and Bernard Wessels (eds.) The European Parliament, National Parliaments, and European Integration (Oxford: Oxford University Press) 45-60.

 

"Policy Voting in the European Elections of 1994" with Cees van der Eijk and Wouter van der Brug, in Hermann Schmitt and Jacques Thomasson (eds) Political Representation and Legitimacy in the European Union (Oxford: Oxford University Press) 161-185.

 

"Dynamic Representation in Britain" with Christina Hughes in Pippa Norris and Geoffrey Evans (eds.) A Critical Election? British Voters and Parties in Long-term Perspective (Thousand Oaks: Sage) 240-258.

1998

"Electoral Change: Consequences of Post-Industrial Social Change," with Thomas T. Mackie in Pippa Norris (ed.) Elections and Voting Behavior (Aldershot: Dartmouth International Library of Politics and Comparative Government). Reprint of a 1989 monograph.
"What Voters Teach Us About Europe-Wide Elections; What Europe-Wide Elections Teach Us About Voters" with Cees van der Eijk and Michael Marsh, in Pippa Norris (ed.) Elections and Voting Behavior (Aldershot 1997: Dartmouth International Library of Politics and Comparative Government). Reprint of a 1996 article.

1997 

"The Puzzle of Low Voter Turnout in the United States," with Robert S. Erikson, in Kent L. Tedin, Donald S. Lutz and Edward P. Fuchs (eds.) Perspectives on American and Texas Politics 5th edition (Dubuque IA: Kendall/Hunt) 147-166.


"Are American Voters Choosing a Divided Government?" in Political Science: From the Pages of the Chronicle of Higher Education (New York 1997: Chronicle of Higher Education). Reprint of a 1997 article.

1996

"European Elections and the European Voter" in Jeremy Richardson (ed.) European Union: Power and Policy-Making (London: Longman) 188-199.

 

"Electoral Participation" in Laurence Leduc, Richard Niemi and Pippa Norris (eds.) Elections and Voting in Global Perspective (Thousand Oaks CA: Sage) 214-233. Reprinted in a 2002 volume.

 

"Turnout Decline and the Motivational Basis of British Participation in the European Elections of 1994" with cees van der Eijk and Erik Oppenhuis, in Colin Rallings, David Farrell, David Broughton and David Denver (eds), British Elections and Parties Yearbook 1995 (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press) 32-50.

1995

"Voting Behavior" in Seymour Martin Lipset, Arendt Lijphart, et al. (eds.) The Encyclopedia of Democracy (Washington D.C.: CQ Press).

 

"Referendum Outcomes and Trust in Government: Popular Support for Europe in the Wake of Maastricht" with Cees van der Eijk and Michael Marsh, in Jack Hayward (ed.) The Crisis of Representation in Europe (London 1995: Frank Cass). Reprint of a 1994 article.

 

"Green Dimensions: The Ideology of the British Greens," with Lynn G. Bennie and Wolfgang Rudig, in Wolfgang Rudig (ed.) Green Politics Three (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press) 217-239.

1994

"Europische Integration und elecktorale Representation" in Oskar Niedermayer and Hermann Schmitt (eds.) Wahlen und Europische Einingung (Opladen 1994: Wesdeutcher Verlag). Translation of a 1991 article.

1993

"The Mixed Fortunes of the British Green Party," with Wolfgang R_dig and Lynn Bennie, in Jane Holder, Pauline Lane, Sally Eden, et al. (eds.) Perspectives on the Environment (Brookfield 1993: Avebury) 29-42.

 

"The Member of Parliament at Question Time," with Philip Norton, in Mark Franklin and Philip Norton (eds.) Parliamentary Questions (Oxford: Oxford University Press) 104-122.

 

"The Green Voter in the 1989 European Elections," with Wolfgang R_dig, in David Judge (ed.) A Green Dimension for the European Community (London 1993: Frank Cass). Reprint of a 1992 article.

1992

"Green Prospects: The Future of Green Parties in Britain, France and Germany," with Wolfgang Rudig, in Wolfgang Rudig (ed.) Green Politics Two (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press) 37-58.

 

"Assessing the Rise of Issue Voting in British Elections Since 1964" in D. Denver and D. Hands (eds.) Issues and Controversies in British Electoral Behaviour (London 1992: Simon and Schuster). Reprint of a 1985 article.

1990

"The Study of Electoral Change in Western Nations," with Thomas T. Mackie, in Ronald Inglehart and Karlheinz Reif (eds.) Eurobarometer: The Dynamics of European Public Opinion (London: Macmillan) 245-255.

1989

"The Resurgence of Conservatism in British Elections Since 1974" in Barry Cooper, Allan Kornberg and William Mishler (eds) The Resurgence of Conservatism in Anglo-American Democracies (Durham N. C: Duke University Press) 304-331.

1987

"Realignment" and "Dealignment" in Vernon Bogdanor (ed.) The Encyclopaedia of Political Institutions (Oxford: Basil Blackwell) 161 and 520-522.

 

"Social Structure and Party Alignments in Western Countries," with Thomas T. Mackie, in V. Bogdanor (ed.) The Encyclopaedia of Political Institutions (Oxford: Basil Blackwell) 571-575.

1976

"The Use of Computers in the British Parliamentary Process: Potential and Problems" in John A. Worthley (ed.) Comparative Legislative Information Systems (Washington D.C.: National Science Foundation) 56-68.

1974

"The New Statistical Package for the Social Sciences: A Response to Changing Research Needs and Machine Environments," with Norman H. Nie and C. Hadlai Hull, in Mark N. Franklin (ed.) The New Statistical Package for the Social Sciences: Preliminary Documentation (Edinburgh: University of Edinburth Centre for Applications Software and Technology) 1-23.

 

"Central Service Facilities in the New SPSS: Architecture and Design," with C. Hadlai Hull and Ralph F. Koch, in Mark N. Franklin (ed.) The New Statistical Package for the Social Sciences: Preliminary Documentation (Edinburgh: University of Edinburth Centre for Applications Software and Technology) 111-135.

 

"User Interface Facilities in the New SPSS: Architecture and Design," with C. Hadlai Hull, Jean Jenkins, et al., in Mark N. Franklin (ed.) The New Statistical Package for the Social Sciences: Preliminary Documentation (Edinburgh: University of Edinburth Centre for Applications Software and Technology) 141-176.

1973

"Aspects of Coalition Payoffs in European Parliamentary Democracies," in Eric C. Browne, Coalition Theories: a Logical and Empirical Critique (Beverly Hills: Sage Publications) 46-65. Reprint of a 1973 article.

 

" Patterns of Opposition Behavior in Modern Legislatures," with Andrew Milnor, in Alan Kornberg (ed.) Legislatures in Comparative Perspective (New York: David McKay) 421-446.

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D. MONOGRAPHS AND PUBLISHED REPORTS (or go to Books, Articles, Chapters)



2010

European Election Voter Study 2009 – Codebook. University of Amsterdam with van Marcel van Egmond, Eli Sapir, Wouter van der Brug, and Sara Hobolt. Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam (available from http://www.piredeu.eu/DC/Voter_Survey.asp ).

2009

Elections without Purpose: Understanding the European Parliament Elections of 2009. European Voice, July (electronic version at http://www.eui.eu/Personal/Franklin/ElectionsWithoutPurpose.htm).

2006

The Prospects for EU Democracy After Eastern Enlargement: Research Program for the 2004 European Election Study with Stefano Bartolini, Wouter van der Brug, Cees van der Eijk, Dieter Fuchs, Gabor Toka, Michael Marsh, Hermann Schmittt and Jacques Thomassen (electronic publication at http://www.europeanelectionstudies.net).

2005

European Election Study 2004: Design, Implementation and Results with Hermann Schmitt, Gabór Tóka, Michael Marsh, P. Matthew Loveless et al., Mannheim: MZES.

2004

"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/europolity/) View.

2002

European Election Study 1999: Data Description and Consise Documentation, with Cees van der Eijk, Klaus Schonbach, Hermann Schmitt, Holli Semetko, et al. (Amsterdam: Steinmetz Archive).

1997

European Election Study 1994: Design, Implementation and Results, with Hermann Schmitt, Franz U. Pappi, Cees van der Eijk, Evi Scholz et al. (Koln: Zentralarchiv fur Empirische Sozialforschung).

1993

European Election Study 1989: Design, Implementation and Results,with Cees van der Eijk, Erik Oppenhuis, Hermann Schmitt, et al. (Amsterdam: Steinmetz Archive).

 

East European Studies Directory,with Susan Scarrow and Mark Shephard (Vienna: CERRO Bulletin) electronic publication. gopher://olymp.wu-wien.ac.at:7121/00/pub/cerro/studies/EE_Studies.txt

 

A Twelve Nation Study of the 1989 European Elections (London: Economic and Social Research Council End of Award Report).

 

Green Blues: The Rise and Decline of the British Green Party,with Wolfgang R_dig and Lynn Bennie (Glasgow: Strathclyde Papers in Government and Politics, No. 95).

1991

The Greening of Europe: Ecological Voting in the 1989 European Elections,with Wolfgang R_dig (Glasgow: University of Strathclyde Papers in Government and Politics No. 82).

 

Green Party Members: A Profile,with Wolfgang R_dig and Lynn G. Bennie (Glasgow: Delta Publications) 85 pp

1989

Electoral Change: Consequences of Post-Industrial Social Change,with Thomas T. Mackie (Glasgow: University of Strathclyde Papers in Government and Politics No. 62). Reprinted in Pippa Norris (ed.) Elections and Voting Behavior (Aldershot: Dartmouth International Library of Politics and Comparative Government) 1998.

1987

The New Right and the Particularisation of British Voting Choice (Glasgow: University of Strathclyde Papers in Government and Politics No. 49).

1985

Generation and Gender in British Voting,with Patricia Findlay and Stephen Griffiths (Glasgow: University of Strathclyde Papers in Government and Politics No. 40).

1984

La Situation de la Recherche Scientifique en Europe (Brussels 1984: Commission of the European Communities). Translation of a 1984 report.

 

The State of Scientific Research in Europe,with Jean-Francois Tchernia (Strasbourg: European Science Foundation). Reprinted in translation.

1983

The Consumption Cleavage Heresy in British Voting Studies,with Edward C. Page (Glasgow: University of Strathclyde Papers in Government and Politics No. 20) 1983.

 

The Rise of Issue Voting in British Elections (Glasgow: University of Strathclyde Papers in Government and Politics No. 3).

 

Is Class Still the Basis of British Politics? Potential for Catastrophic Change in the British Party System (Glasgow: University of Strathclyde Papers in Government and Politics No. 2).

1982

An Evaluation of the Client Group Method of Assessing Expenditure Need as Employed by the Scottish Office in Current Expenditure Guidelines for Local Authorities in 1982-3,with Arthur Midwinter (Inverness: Highland Regional Council).

1977

Computer Privacy: Report by a Working Party of the Scottish Regional Computing Organization,with Richard Kingslake, Anthony H. de Borde and Andrew D. Nolan (Glasgow: University of Strathclyde Computer Services).

1975

The Use of Structured Programming Techniques in the Standardization of Social Science Software (Glasgow: ECPR Computer Applications Technical Report No. 14).

1974

The Status of Data Processing Techniques in the Elaboration of Empirical Political Theory (Edinburgh: Centre for Applications Software and Technology Interactive SPSS Research Report No.3). Reprinted in Mark N. Franklin (ed.) The New Statistical Package for the Social Sciences: Preliminary Documentation (Edinburgh: Centre for Applications Software and Technology).

 

Describing Relationships Between Social Attributes: Towards a More Flexible Approach to the Intepretation of Contingency Tables in Social Science Research,with James B. Whitney (Edinburgh: Centre for Applications Software and Technology Interactive SPSS Research Report No.1). Reprinted in Mark N. Franklin (ed.) The New Statistical Package for the Social Sciences: Preliminary Documentation (Edinburgh: Centre for Applications Software and Technology).

1973

DAEDAL Introductory Guide for IBM 360 and 370 Implementations (Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh Centre for Applications Software and Technology).

1972

DAEDAL Introductory Guide for CDC 3600 and 3800 Implementations,with David Handley (Geneva: University of Geneva Department of Political Science).

 

DAEDAL Introductory Guide for ICL 1900 Implementations (Glasgow: University of Strathclyde Social Statistics aboratory).

1971

Using Computers to Analyse the Activites of Members of Parliament (Glasgow: University of Strathclyde Survey Research Centre Occasional Paper No. 9).

1970

Voice of the Backbench: Patterns of Behavior in the British House of Commons (Ann Arbor MI: University Microfilms) Cornell University PhD dissertation.

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E.  BOOKS AND ARTICLES IN PREPARATION AND/OR UNDER REVIEW

"Deaf Leading the Blind: the paradoxical mismatch between dynamic representation and thermostatic responsiveness in the EU" with Christine Arnold and Christopher Wlezien. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago IL, April 2013 (view pdf). Previously presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago IL, April 2011 and the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Washington D.C. September 2010. Earlier versions were presented at the European Consortium for Political Research General Conference, Helsinki, August 2007 and at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, September 2006. Under revision for publication as a journal article and for a book project provisionally entitled Democratic Responsiveness in the Governance of the European Union.

“The Structuring Effect of First Order Elections” with Till Weber. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago Ill, April 2011. Under revision for submission to a professional journal with the new title “How Spillover at Elections for Nationwide Executive Office Brings Structure to Party Systems: Findings from a Natural Experiment" (view pdf). Under revision for submission to a professional journal.

"Downs and the niche party voter: the surprising role of party characteristics in conditioning the bases of electoral support in Europe” with Lorenzo de Sio. Paper prepared for the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, New Orleans LA, September 2012 (view pdf). Under revision for submission to a professional journal.

“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,  Chicago Illinois, April 2011, and at the European Consortium for Political Research General Conference, Reykjavik Iceland, August 2011. Under revision for submission to a professional journal.

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PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

A. EDITORIAL AND REVIEW ACTIVITIES

Joint co-editor, with Edward Fieldhouse and Rachel Gibson, of the Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties (five-year term began in September 2011).

Past or present editorial board member* and/or referee of articles for the American Journal of Political Science, American Journal of Sociology, American Political Science Review, British Journal of Political Science, *Comparative European Politics, Comparative Political Studies, Comparative Politics, *Electoral Studies (Guest Editor, Special Issue on The Future of Election Studies, 2002), *European Journal of Political Research, Journal of European Public Policy,  *European Union Politics, International Studies Quarterly, *Journal of Elections Public Opinion and Parties, Journal of Politics, Journal of Theoretical Politics, *Legislative Studies Quarterly (Guest Editor, Special Issue on Coalition Themes, 1986), Political Behavior, Political Research Quarterly, Political Studies and *Social Science Quarterly.

(* Indicates editorial board membership).

Reviewer of manuscripts submitted to Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, University of Michigan Press, CQ Press, Longman, McGraw-Hill and John Wiley.

Reviewer of grant proposals submitted to the (American) National Science Foundation, the (British) Economic and Social Research Council, the (Canadian) Economic and Social Research Council, and the (British) Nuffield Foundation.


B. RESEARCH COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES

Board Member since 2009 of the Marie Curie Initial Training Network in Electoral Democracy, a consortium of 11 institutions in 9 countries funded by a 3.2 Million Euro FP7 grant from the Commission of the European Communities.

Co-Director of the European Elections Studies project project since 1987. Every five years academic surveys of voters are conducted in all the countries that take part in elections to the European Parliament. Since 1989 these studies have been directed towards establishing a long-term time-series of datasets with many variables in common, and they have been planned and executed by a consortium of scholars from most EU countries. In 2008 a 2.4 Million Euro FP7 grant from the Commission of the European Communities was awarded to investigate the feasibility of using the EES to Provide an Infrastructure for Research on Electoral Democracy in the European Union. For details see www.piredeu.eu.

Director and organizer of the "Conference on Contextual Effects in Electoral Research" held November 30th to December 1st 2006 at the European University Institute.

Co-organizer of the conference on "Accountability and Representation in European Democracy" held May 2-3, 2003, at the Center for European Studies, Harvard University.

Co-Director of the Conference on the Design of Election Studies, held March 31-April 2, 1999, at the University of Houston Hilton Conference Center and attended by Directors of the American National Election Studies, the British Election Studies, the Canadian National Election Studies, the Dutch National Election Studies, the Comparative Study of Electoral Systems, and the European Election Studies. The proceedings were published in early 2002 as a Special Issue of Electoral Studies, with guest editors Mark Franklin and Christopher Wlezien, and reprinted in late 2002 by Pergamon as an edited volume.

Member of the Training, Mobility, Research (TMR) network for studying Political Representation and Party Choice in Europe (funded by the European Commission), and Instructor at the TMR Winterschools in Amsterdam, 1999 and 2001; Louvaine-La-Neuf, 2000 and 2002.

Member of the Study Group on Dimensions of Contestation in the European Union, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Center for European Studies, 1998-2002.

Member of the (elected) British Study of Parliament Group, 1970-; academic convener of a Study Group on Parliamentary Questions, 1986-92.

Founder-Member of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) 1971-; chairman of the Computer Applications Group, 1973-80; director of the Work Group on Cross-Time Analysis, 1982-84; member of the Work Group on Conflict Interactions, 1982-89. Workshop Director at the ECPR Joint Sessions in 2011, 1983, 1982, 1976, and 1974. Section chair, ECPR General Conference 2013.

C. RESEARCH SUPPORT ACTIVITIES

Member of the Advisory Board, British Election Study 2015, 2010, 2005, 2001, 1987 and 1983. Member of the Advisory Board, French Election Study 2012 and 2007, the Canadian Election Study 2010. Advisor to the Italian election studies of 2011 and 2006. Founding Chair of the Consortium for European Research with Election Studies (CERES), 2010-.

Official Representative to the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, 1989-1998. Attended Official Representative meetings in Ann Arbor in 1997, 1995, 1993, 1991 (Panel Chair), and 1989.

Official Representative of the European Consortium for Political Research, 2007-2011.

Member, University of Edinburgh Centre for Applications Software and Technology Steering Committee for the Conversational SPSS Project, 1976-80.

Member, Scottish Regional Computing Organisation (RCO) Working Party on Computer Privacy, 1977-78; users' representative on the Steering Committee of the Scottish RCO, 1973-74.

D. PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION ACTIVITIES

Member, American Political Science Association, Midwest Political Science Association, New England Political Science Association, (British) Political Studies Association, (British) Specialist Group on Elections, Public Opinion and Parties (EPOP). Past member of the Southwestern Political Science Association and of the (British) Study Group on Computers in Survey Research.

Founder of the European Union Politics Group (EUPG) of the American Political Science Association in 1994, and convener of its meetings until its merger with the European Politics and Society Section of the APSA in 2001.

Member of the (elected) Executive Committee of the British Politics Group of the APSA, 2005-7, 2001-3, 1994-96 and 1987-89; member of the Beer Dissertation Prize Committee, 1990.

Member of the Section on Elections, Voting and Public Opinion of the APSA. Member of the Converse Book Prize Committee, 2000.

Member of the Section on European Politics and Society of the APSA. Co-Chair of the EPS Section, 2005-6; Program Chair for the EPS Division, 2004-5.

Member of the Section on Political Methodology of the APSA.

Member of the European Union Studies Association and founding organiser of their Public Opinion and Participation Interest Section. Chair of the dissertation prize committee, 1998-9.

Participant in ECPR workshops in 2011, 2007, 2006, 2003, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1992, 1991, 1989, 1987, 1986, 1981, 1978, 1975, 1973, 1972, and 1971. Participant at ECPR General Conferences in 2013, 2011, 2009, 2007, 2005, 2003, 2001.

On program at APSA conventions in 2013 (panel chair), 2012, 2010, 2009 (panel chair) 2008 (panel chair), 2006 (section co-chair), 2005 (division chair), 2004 (division chair designate), 2003, 2002 (panel chair) 2001 (panel chair), 2000 (discussant), 1999 (panel chair), 1997 (panel chair), 1996 (panel chair), 1995 (panel chair), 1994 (discussant), 1993 (panel chair), 1992 (panel chair), 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1985.

On program at Midwest Political Science Association conventions in 2013, 2012, 2010, 2009 (panel chair), 2004, 2002, 2001 (discussant), 1999 (panel chair), 1998 (panel chair), 1997 (discussant) 1996 (panel chair), 1994 (panel chair), 1993, 1992, 1990 (panel Chair) and 1985.

On program at (British) Political Studies Association Conferences in 2000, 1993, 1992, 1990, 1987, 1983, 1977, and 1973.

On program at (British) EPOP meetings in 2011, 2008, 2006, 2004 (panel chair) 1999 and 1995.

On program at Southwestern PSA conventions in 1999 (panel chair), 1998 (panel chair), 1993, 1992 (section chair) and 1991.

On program at New England PSA convention in 2000 (discussant).

Keynote Speaker at the Quebec Political Science Association, 2004; EPOP 1999; and at Computers in Survey Research meetings in 1979, 1976 and 1973.

E. RECENT PRESENTATIONS AND SEMINARS GIVEN BY INVITATION

2013

"Downs and the Niche Party Voter" Nuffield College Politics Seminar, University of Oxford, January. (Repeated at the University of Geneva, Switzerland, February).

2012 "Diffuse regime support as a behavioural phenomenon: public support for the European Project as a test case" Department of Political Science, University of Maastricht, September.
"Stimulus, Response and Turnout Variations at a European Parliament Election" Department of Political Science, University of Maastricht, September.


“How Elections for Nationwide Executive Office Bring Structure to Party Systems” Department of Political Science, University of Houston, March.

2011

“The structuring power of first order elections” Nuffield College Oxford, March; Department of Political Science, Trinity College Dublin, March; Department of Political Science, Temple University Philadelphia, April; Department of Political Science, Australian National University, Canberra, September.


“Stimulus, Response and Turnout Variations at a European Parliament Election" ASCoR, University of Amsterdam, March.


“Researching electoral change: how circumstances and path dependency affected our theorizing on this topic”. Temple University Philadelphia, April.

2010

“Problems with making a career in political science and how to overcome them” address to present and past PhD students at the University of Sienna, October.

2009

“Researching electoral change: how circumstances and path dependency affected our theorizing on this topic”. Juan March Institute, Madrid, November


"How 'Winner Take All' elections can threaten continuity of party leadership and policies: the case of Britain." Council of Europe Forum on the Future of Democracy, Kiev Ukrain, October.


"Understanding long-term political change". University of Manchester, February.

2008

"Understanding long-term political change". The annual Stein Rokkan Lecture at the University of Bergen, Norway, October.


"Jumping through hoops to publish in a major American journal". Nuffield College Oxford, May.

2007

"You Want to Vote Where Everybody Knows Your Name: Anonymity and Turnout among Young Adults". London  School of Economics and Political Science, October (Repeated at the University of Nottingham, February 2008).


“How distinguishing preferences from choice may help improve election forecasting” European University Institute workshop on election forecasting, Florence, September.


“Preference, Choice and Vote: Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Effects of Changing Economic Conditions in 15 Countries” University of Bologna, February. Repeated at Nuffield  College, Oxford, May.


“Time Serial Considerations” Faculty of Political Science one-day conference on the future of the Italian election study, Sienna, April.

2006

"How distinguishing preferences from choice has helped to unravel the puzzles of economic voting” CEVIPOF, Paris, October (repeated at the University of Bern, January 2007 and at Nuffield College Oxford, March 2007.

2005

"The dynamics of opinion change" address to a conference on The Role of Public Opinion in European Integration held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, July.


"The Economy and the Vote: Effects on Party Choice in 15 Countries," Yale University, January.

2004

"The State of Democracy in Europe: a Comment on Papers Presented at the Europolity Conference," Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Europolity Virtual Conference, 8 March to 8 April 2004. View.


"The Generational Basis of Turnout Decline" presentation given to the Trinity Collaborative Teaching and Research Center, Trinity College Connecticut, February 2004. Repeated at the Quebec Political Science Association annuual meeting, May.

2003

"Understanding Low Voter Turnout: Accidental, Incidental, or Consequential?" Nuffield College, Oxford, November.


"Turnout Decline in Britain: Accidental, Incidental or Consequential?" British Study Group of the Center for European Studies, Harvard University, February.

2002

"The Voter Turnout Puzzle" Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin, April.


"The Voter Turnout Puzzles" Fulbright Brainstorm Conference, Lisbon, February

2001

"The Future of Election Studies" presentation to the Board of Overseers for the 2001 British Election Study, University of Essex, England. Repeated at a special seminar on the design of the 2002 Dutch Election Study, University of Leiden, the Netherlands.


"The Voter Turnout Puzzle and National Elections in Europe" Harvard University Center for European Studies Visiting Scholars' Seminar.

F. OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Programme Assessor for the EU’s DG Research and the Austrian National Science Foundation. Invited nominator for MacArthur awards and for John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowships; selector for Fulbright fellowships and for National Science Foundation dissertation awards; frequent external referee for the (American) National Science Foundation, the (British) Economic and Social Research Council, the (Canadian) Economic and Social Research Council and for promotion and tenure cases at a variety of institutions.

G. OTHER SKILLS

Languages: English (native speaker), French (somewhat rusty native speaker), Italian (basic spoken and written).

Programming: Diploma from the I.B.M. Training Division.

Sail handling and navigation: British Board of Trade Certified Yachtmaster.

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SELECTED RESEARCH GRANTS

2011-14

From the Dutch NWO, Ř417,240 to create a "Database on Political Responsiveness" (Co-investigator with Christine Arnold , University of Maastricht, and Christopher Wlezien, Temple University).

2009-13

From the Commission of the European Communities, 3.2 Million Euros for a Marie Curie Initial Training Network in Electoral Democracy ELECDEM. 2009-2012. European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme. (Co-Investigator in a consortium of 11 institutions from 9 countries coordinated from the University of Exeter but closely linked to the PIREDEU project – see below). See www.elecdem.eu

2008-14

From the European University Institute Research Committee, 50,000 Euros per year for five years to fund the start-up costs and other activities of the European Union Democracy Observatory (joint grantholder with Alexander Trechsel, Peter Mair, Adrienne Heritier, Rainer Baubock and others). See www.eudo.eu

2008-11

From the Commission of the European Communities, 2.4 million Euros for a design and feasibility study of Providing an Infrastructure for Research on Electoral Democracy in the European Union (PIREDEU). (Principal Investigator in a consortium of 14 institutions in 9 countries coordinated from the EUI). See www.piredeu.eu

2001-02

From the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, salary and expenses to study the voter turnout puzzle (Principal Investigator at Trinity College).

1999

From Trinity College, Hartford CT, $15,000 to fund part of the costs of studying the 1999 European elections (co-Investigator at the University of Amsterdam and Trinity College).

1994-96

From the Dutch National Science Foundation (NWO), ECU 32,000 (about $40,000) to fund part of the costs of fielding the 1994 European election study (co-Investigator at the University of Amsterdam and University of Houston).

1992

From the Dutch National Science Foundation (NWO), DFl 5,000 (about $2,900) for costs incurred in undertaking collaborative work at the University of Amsterdam (co-Investigator at the University of Amsterdam and University of Houston).

1990-93

From the British Economic and Social Research Council, £70,000 (about $105,000) to study the emergence and development of the British Green Party (co-Investigator at the University of Strathclyde and University of Houston).

1989-91

From the British Economic and Social Research Council, £79,000 (about $118,500) to fund part of the costs of studying the European Elections of 1989 (Principal Investigator at the University of Strathclyde and University of Houston).

1989-90

From the American National Science Foundation, $10,000 to conduct a survey of the 1990 Moscow local elections (co-Investigator at the University of Houston).

1989-90

From the British Nuffield Foundation, £3,000 (about $4,500) to conduct a postal survey of British Parliamentarians (Principal Investigator at the University of Strathclyde).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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