Mary Stegmaier

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Working Title
Interim Vice Provost for International Programs & Associate Professor
People Type
Faculty
Address
N52 Memorial Union
Education

PhD from University of Iowa

Research Emphasis

Comparative political behavior, economic voting, electoral systems, election forecasting, European Politics, democracy

Bio

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 the British Journal of Political Science, East European Politics & Societies, Electoral Studies, Political Behavior, Politics & Policy, Public Choice, and the Annual Review of Political Science.  She serves on several journal editorial boards including the International Journal of Forecasting, 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 blogs.  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

Andreas Murr, Mary Stegmaier and Michael Lewis-Beck. Forthcoming. “Vote Expectations Versus Vote Intentions: Rival Forecasting Strategies.” British Journal of Political Science. available online at: https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/british-journal-of-political-science/article/vote-expectations-versus-vote-intentions-rival-forecasting-strategies/F356B6E348524FDB1EC0B858ECEEE3C2

Debra Leiter, Andreas Murr, Ericka Rascon Ramirez and Mary Stegmaier. 2018. “Social Networks and Citizen Election Forecasting: The More Friends the Better.” International Journal of Forecasting, vol 34: 235-48. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169207017301371

Laron Williams, Mary Stegmaier and Marc Debus. 2017. "Relaxing the Constant Economic Vote Restriction: Economic Evaluations and Party Support in Germany." Party Politics, vol 23: 286-296.  https://www.researchgate.net/publication/280533835_Relaxing_the_Constant_Economic_Vote_Restriction

Mary Stegmaier, Michael S. Lewis-Beck and Beomseob Park. 2017. "The VP-Function: A Review". In The SAGE Handbook of Electoral Behaviour, 2v. Eds. Kai Arzheimer, Jocelyn Evans and Michael S. Lewis-Beck.  Sage Publications, pp. 584-605. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/292409161_The_VP-Function_A_Review

Mary Stegmaier, Kamil Marcinkiewicz and Michael Jankowski. 2016. "The Effects of Electoral Rules on Parliamentary Behavior: A Comparative Analysis of Poland and the Czech Republic." East European Politics and Societies, vol. 30: 885-906.  https://www.researchgate.net/publication/308709363_The_Effects_of_Electoral_Rules_on_Parliamentary_Behavior_A_comparative_analysis_of_Poland_and_the_Czech_Republic

Michael S. Lewis-Beck and Mary Stegmaier. 2016. "The Hispanic Immigrant Voter and the Classic American Voter: Presidential Support in the 2012 Election."  RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences, 2(3): 165-181.  https://www.rsfjournal.org/content/2/3/165