Mary Stegmaier

  • Research Interests

  • Comparative Political Behavior
  • Economic Voting
  • Electoral Systems
  • Election Forecasting
  • European Politics, Democracy


Dr. Stegmaier’s research concentrates on elections and voting behavior in the U.S. and Europe, and has been published in a variety of political science journals including East European Politics & Societies, Electoral Studies, Party Politics, Political Behavior, Politics & Policy, Public Choice, and the Annual Review of Political Science.  She serves on several journal editorial boards including Political Science Research and Methods, Electoral Studies, the Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties, and Politics & Policy. In addition to publishing in peer-reviewed journals, her work has also appeared in the Washington Post, the Brookings Institution Blog, the Democratic Audit, and the London School of Economics US Politics Blog.  Dr. Stegmaier has also served as an international election observer with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in Macedonia, Belarus, and Kyrgyzstan.


  • PhD from University of Iowa

Selected Publications