Mary Stegmaier

Mary Stegmaier
Working Title
Interim Vice Provost for International Programs & Associate Professor
People Type
N52 Memorial Union

PhD from University of Iowa

Research Emphasis

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 Albania, Macedonia, Belarus, and Kyrgyzstan.  She currently serves as the Interim Vice Provost for International Programs.

Courses Taught

Public Service and Democracy

Research Methods I

Comparative and Global Governance

Policies and Institutions of the European Union

Policy Processes and Strategies

Selected Publications

“Social Networks and Citizen Election Forecasting: The More Friends the Better.” International Journal of Forecasting, vol 34 (April 2018): 235-48.
Debra Leiter, Andreas Murr, Ericka Rascon Ramirez, and Mary Stegmaier

The Effects of Electoral Rules on Parliamentary Behavior: A Comparative Analysis of Poland and the Czech Republic
Mary Stegmaier, Kamil Marcinkiewicz, and Michael Jankowski

East European Politics and Societies, vol. 30 (November 2016): 885-906.

The VP-Function: A Review
Mary Stegmaier, Michael S. Lewis-Beck and Beomseob Park

In The SAGE Handbook of Electoral Behaviour, 2v. Eds. Kai Arzheimer, Jocelyn Evans and Michael S. Lewis-Beck.  Sage Publications, pp. 584-605.

Relaxing the Constant Economic Vote Restriction: Economic Evaluations and Party Support in Germany
Laron Williams, Mary Stegmaier, Marc Debus

Party Politics, vol 23 (June 2017): 286-296. Laron Williams, Mary Stegmaier, and Marc Debus.

The Hispanic Immigrant Voter and the Classic American Voter: Presidential Support in the 2012 Election
Michael S. Lewis-Beck, Mary Stegmaier

RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences, 2(3): 165-181.

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