|THOMAS D. LANCASTER
Department of Political Science Tel: 404-727-6568
Emory University E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Atlanta, Georgia 30322
Washington University, St. Louis 1983
Ph.D. in Political Science
Miami University, Ohio 1976
M.A. in Political Science
Washington & Lee University 1975
B.A. in Politics (cum laude)
Emory University: Professor 2009-present
Emory University: Associate Professor 1989-2009
Emory University: Assistant Professor 1983-1989
Emory University: Instructor 1982-1983
Washington & Lee University: Visiting Instructor 1981
Washington University: Graduate Teaching Assistant 1978
Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education 2003- 2008
Emory College, Emory University
Chair, Department of German Studies, Emory University 2001-2003
Director, Emory’s British Studies Program 2000-2003
(Annual Summer Program at University College, Oxford)
Chair, Emory’s Scholarships and Fellowships Committees 1999-2003
(Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, Luce, Fulbright, etc.)
Director, Political Science Honors Program, Emory University 1986-1993
RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS
Comparative Political Processes and Institutions, especially in western and southern Europe
Comparative Political Economy, with emphasizes on institutional constraints on political and
economic decision-making, economic influences on elections, and macroeconomic policy.
Political Methodology, including logic of research inquiry and techniques.
Introduction to Comparative Politics
Comparative Politics & Literature (Freshman Seminar)
German Politics through Literature (Freshman Seminar)
Western European Politics
Southern European Political Systems
The Politics of Democratic Spain (also with Language-Across-the-Curriculum component)
The German Political System
The Parliamentary Democracies
Comparative Political Economy
The International Politics of World Energy
Political Monitoring (Senior Seminar)
Introduction to Comparative Politics Summer 2015
Introduction to American Politics “ “
(Korea University, Seoul)
Contemporary British Politics Summer 2003
(University College, Oxford)
British Politics, Economics & the EU Summers 1993-94, 1996-99
(University College, Oxford)
Politics & Literature Summers 1994-5, 1996-2002
(University College, Oxford)
The Italian Political System Summer 1995
(Rome and southern Italy)
Honors Tutorial (Director, Dept. Honors Program, 1986-1993)
Political Science Methods
Quantitative Analysis and Methods
Logic of Comparative Political Inquiry
Comparative Politics & Government
Western European Politics
Comparative Political Economy
Logic of Comparative Political Inquiry
AWARDS AND HONORS
“Faculty Recognition for Positive Contributions to Graduating Emory Scholars.” Class of 2014,
May 2014. Scholars Program at Emory University.
“Faculty Recognition for Excellent Teaching.” Phi Beta Kappa, Gamma Chapter of Georgia’s
initiation ceremony. Emory University. Named numerous times over the years—most recently
April 15, 2013.
Named Emory College’s “Distinguished Teaching Scholar for Academic Year 2009-10” in the
Center for Faculty Development and Excellent, Emory University, September, 2009.
Award for “For Outstanding Teaching in Political Science” by the American Political Science
Association and Phi Sigma Alpha (The National Political Science Honor Society). Annual
Meeting, APSA, September 4, 2009.
Recipient of the “Champions of Integrity Award” given annually by The Center for Academic
Integrity (the national association for academic integrity in U.S. higher education), based at the
time at the Rutland Institute for Ethics, Clemson University. December, 2008.
The “Thomas D. Lancaster Service Award” created by the Emory College Scholars Program and
its Faculty Advisory Committee. Merit scholarship awarded yearly to an Emory
Scholar UPGRADE recipient for service while studying abroad, September, 2008.
The “Thomas D. Lancaster Academic Integrity Award” created by the Emory College Honor
Council to recognize annually its outgoing student Chair of the Council. First awarded, April
Elected as honorary member of Gamma of Georgia, Phi Beta Kappa, February 2004.
Recipient of the “Award of Merit: Outstanding Faculty Member in Service.” Omicron Delta
Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society, Mu Circle, Emory University, February 2002.
Recipient of the 2001 Emory Williams Teaching Award in the division of Social Sciences, Emory
University, May 2001.
Recipient of a 1999 “Crystal Apple: Award for Teaching Excellence” in the category of
“Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, Large Class.” Emory University, Student Government
Association and the Office of Residence Life. March, 1999.
Awarded membership in Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society. Mu Circle
at Emory University. February, 1999.
Received award as “The Most Distinguished Faculty at Emory University” by Beta Chi Chapter of
the Sigma Chi Fraternity, Emory University. Fall, 1998.
Recipient of the 1997-8 “Excellence in Teaching Award” in the division of Social Sciences, Center
for Teaching & Curriculum, Emory University. April, 1998.
“Mentor of Distinction--Outstanding Mentor of Women in Political Science.” Recognized by the
Women's Caucus for Political Science of the American Political Science Association,
Recipient of the Sophonsiba Breckenridge Award for the Best Paper at the 1992 Midwest Political
Science Meetings dealing with women in politics. With Rebecca Davis, for “European
Electoral Structures and Women's Political Participation: A Comparative Study in the Federal
Republic of Germany.” September, 1992.
Award Winner, “Best First Article or Published Essay,” from the Society for Spanish & Portuguese
Historical Studies, April 1988, for “Economics, Democracy, and Spanish Elections.” Political
Behavior 6: 353-367.
Western European Government and Politics, multiple co-author with Michael Curtis, et.al. as
author of three chapters “The Government of Spain.” Longman/Addison Wesley Longman,
January, 1997. 2nd Edition, Longman Publishers, January 2003.
Compounded Representation in West European Federations, co-edited with Joanne Brzinski and
Christian Tuschhoff and co-author of introduction. Frank Cass Publishers. Reprinted from
special issue of West European Politics. April, 1999.
Policy Stability and Democratic Change: Energy in Spain's Transition, Penn State University Press,
Politics and Change in Spain, co-edited with Gary Prevost, co-author of introduction, “A
Coalitional Perspective on Politics and Change in Spain,” and author of chapter “Spanish
Public Policy and Financial Power.” Praeger Publishers, January, 1985.
Monographs and Other Major Works:
Federalism and Compounded Representation in Western Europe, co-editor with Joanne Brzinski
and Christian Tuschhoff of special issue of Publius: The Journal of Federalism, Volume 29,
Number 1 (Winter, 1999).
“Institutionalizing Political Monitoring as Part of Policy Design.” International Relations and
Diplomacy 3 (September 2015): 591-608.
“Political Monitoring as an Analytical Concept: A Lasting Legacy?” Publius: The Journal of
Federalism 44 (Spring, 2014): 249-274.
“Constituency Service in a Mixed Electoral System: The Case of Austria.” With Rebecca Byers.
Forthcoming. Comparative Politics.
“Comparative Political Corruption: Issues Regarding Operationalization and Measurement.” With
Gabriella R. Montinola. Studies in Comparative International Development 36 (Fall, 2001): 3-
“Federalism and Compounded Representation: Key Concepts and Project Overview” with Joanne
Brzinski and Christian Tuschhoff. Publius: The Journal of Federalism 29 (Winter, 1999): 1-17.
“Complex Self-Identification and Compounded Representation in Federal Systems.” West
European Politics 22 (April, 1999): 59-89.
”Nationalism, Regionalism, and State Institutions: An Assessment of Attitudes in Spain." Publius:
The Journal of Federalism 27 (Fall, 1997): 115-133. Reprinted as «Nacionalismo, regionalismo
e instituciones estatales: Una evaluación del caso español a partir de las opiniones de los
ciudadanos» in Robert Agranoff y Rafael Bañon, compiladores, El Estado de las Autonomías.
¿Hacia Un Nuevo Federalismo? (Vitoria: Instituto Vasco de Administración Pública, 1998).
"Toward a Methodology for the Comparative Study of Political Corruption." With Gabriella R.
Montinola. Crime, Law and Social Change 27 (Fall, 1997): 185-206.
"Executive-Legislative Relations in Southern Europe." Southern European Society & Politics 1
(Autumn 1996): 186-205.
“Deficits of Democratic Accountability: Institutional Examples from Western Europe.” Special
issue entitled "Stability in East Central Europe?/Stabilität in Ostmitteleuropea?” of Studien zur
gesellschaftlichen Entwicklung 13 (July 1995): 21-37.
“Beyond Parochialism, Toward Generalizations and Comparisons: Comments on Jefferson's
'Understanding European Party System’.” American Review of Politics 15 (Autumn 1994): 339-
“A New Phase for Spanish Democracy? The General Election of June 1993.” West European
Politics 17 (January, 1994): 183-190.
“Comparative Pork Barrel Politics: Perceptions from the West German Bundestag” with David S.
Patterson. Comparative Political Studies 22 (January, 1990): 458-477.
“Political Transition, Social Development and Legal Mobilization: The Case of Spain” with
Micheal W. Giles. American Political Science Review 83 (September, 1989): 817-833.
“Group Components of the Presidential Vote, 1952-1984” with Robert S. Erikson and David W.
Romero, The Journal of Politics 51 (May, 1989): 337-347.
“Regional Vote Support: The Spanish Case” with Michael S. Lewis-Beck, International Studies
Quarterly 33 (March, 1989): 29-43.
“Comparative Nationalism: The Basques in Spain and France” European Journal of Political
Research 15 (October, 1987): 561-590.
“Political Science and Public Choice: A Quarter-Century Retrospective” with Peter Aranson and
William A. Boyd. Research in Public Policy Analysis and Management 4 (July, 1987): 137-
“European Enlargement in Southern Europe: Future Spanish Entry” The European Economic
Community Today 2 (November 1986): 59-69.
“The Spanish Voter: Tradition, Economics, Ideology” with Michael S. Lewis-Beck, The Journal of
Politics 48 (August, 1986): 648-674.
“Electoral Structures and Pork Barrel Politics.” International Political Science Review 7 (January
“Britain, Spain, and the Gibraltar Question” with J. Larry Taulbee, Journal of Commonwealth and
Comparative Politics 23 (November 1985): 251-266.
“Economics, Democracy, and Spanish Elections.” Political Behavior 6 (December 1984): 353-367.
Reprinted in Heinz Eulau and Michael S. Lewis-Beck, eds., Economic Conditions and Electoral
Outcomes. Agathon Press, September 1985.
Chapters in Edited Works:
“Legislatures.” Chapter 48 in Richard A. Couto, ed. Political and Civic Leadership. Two Volumes.
Sage Publications. Chapter 48, pages 418-428. September, 2010.
“Regional Policy.” With Carolyn Forestiere. In Hugh Compston, ed., Handbook of Public Policy in
Europe: Britain, France and Germany. Palgrave. November, 2004.
“The Origins of Mixed Electoral Systems: A Comparative Analysis.” In Stuart Nagel, ed.,
Policymaking and Democracy: A Multinational Anthology. Lexington Books, January, 2003.
“The Basque Region.” In Herbert M. Kritzer, ed. Legal Systems of the World: A Political, Social,
and Cultural Encyclopedia. ABC-CLIO. June 2002.
“Spain.” In Herbert M. Kritzer, ed. Legal Systems of the World: A Political, Social, and Cultural
Encyclopedia. ABC-CLIO. June 2002.
“The Impact of Federalism and Neo-Corporatism on Economic Performance: An Analysis of 18
OECD Countries.” With Alexander Hicks. In Ute Wachendorfer-Schmidt, ed., Federalism and
Political Performance. Routledge. October, 2000.
“Spain.” In John Robinson, ed., Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia. Grolier Educational,
“Candidate Characteristics and Electoral Performance: A Long Term Analysis of the German
Bundestag” in Christopher J. Anderson & Carsten Zelle, editors, Stability and Change in
German Elections. Praeger Publishers, October, 1998.
“Mario Soares.” In David Wilsford, ed., Political Leaders of Contemporary Western Europe.
Greenwood Press, June, 1995.
“Spain.” In M. Franklin, T.K. Mackie, and H.Valen, eds., Electoral Change: Responses to Evolving
Social and Attitudinal Structures in Seventeen Democracies. Cambridge University Press,
Spring, 1992. Reprinted in the European Consortium for Political Science’s (ECPR Press) on
“Classics.” October, 2009.
“The French Banking System.” In Dennis J. Gayle & Jonathan N. Goodrich, editors, Privatization
and Deregulation in Global Perspective. Greenwood Press, July, 1990.
“Mediterranean Europe: Stabilized Democracies?” In Roy C. Macridis, editor. Modern Political
Systems: Europe, Seventh edition. Prentice-Hall, June, 1990.
“Spain.” With J. Larry Taulbee. In Jack Donnelly & Rhonda E. Howard, editors, International
Handbook of Human Rights. Greenwood Press, November, 1987.
“Mediterranean Europe: Toward an End to Instability.” With Roy C. Macridis. In Roy C.
Macridis, editor, Modern Political Systems: Europe, Sixth edition. Prentice-Hall, January 1987.
“Spain.” With Micheal W. Giles. In Alan N. Katz, editor, Legal Traditions and Systems: An
International Handbook. Greenwood Press, September, 1986.
“The Spanish Economy: The Transition and Prospects for Stability.” In Kenneth Maxwell, editor.
Spain's Prospects: Reports on a Spanish Institute-Tinker Foundation Executive Seminar. New
York: The Spanish Institute, Fall 1985.
Iris Haenen. Force & Marriage: The Criminalisation of Forced Marriage in Dutch, English, and
International Criminal Law. In, International Criminal Justice Review 25 (September, 2015):
Ian Shapiro, Peter A. Swenson, and Daniela Donno, eds. Divide and Deal: The Politics of
Distribution in Democracies. In, the American Review of Politics 30 (Winter 2009-10): 357-
Tanja Börzel, States and Regions in the European Union. In, Governance: An International Journal
of Policy and Administration 17 (April 2004): 306-308.
Sebastián Royo, From Social Democracy to Neoliberalism: The Consequences of Party Hegemony
in Spain, 1982-1996 and W. Rand Smith, The Left’s Dirty Job: The Politics of Industrial
Restructuring in France and Spain. In, Governance: An International Journal of Policy and
Administration 14 (July 2001): 385-389.
Laurence LeDuc, Richard G. Niemi, and Pippa Norris, eds., Comparing Democracies: Elections
and Voting in Global Perspective. In, Studies in Comparative International Development 33
(Winter, 1999): 122-125.
Amy Gutmann and Dennis Thompson, Democracy and Disagreement. In America 176 (No. 16,
May 10, 1997): 27-29.
António Costa Pinto, Salazar’s Dictatorship and European Fascism: Problems of Interpretation. In
the Bulletin, Society for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies. Winter, Vol. XXII. No. 1,
Irwin P. Stotzky, ed., Transition to Democracy in Latin America: The Role of the Judiciary. In
American Political Science Review 89 (September 1995): 786-787.
Victor M. Pérez-Díaz, The Return of Civil Society: The Emergence of Democratic Spain, and
Richard Gunther, ed. Politics, Society, and Democracy: The Case of Spain. In The Journal of
Politics 57 (February 1995): 294-297.
Marianne Beiberg, The Making of the Basque Nation, and Joe Foweraker, Making Democracy in
Spain. In the American Political Science Review 85 (September 1991): 1046-1048.
John R. Freeman, Democracy and Markets: The Politics of Mixed Economies. In The Journal of
Politics 52 (November 1990): 1306-1309.
Joe Foweraker, Making Democracy in Spain. In the Bulletin, Society for Spanish and Portuguese
Historical Studies.October, 1990. Vol. XV. No.3, pp. 24-26.
Howard J. Wiarda, The Transition to Democracy in Spain and Portugal. In the Bulletin, Society for
Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies. June 1990. Vol. XV. No.2, pp. 26-28.
Paul Preston, The Triumph of Democracy in Spain, and Richard Gunther, Giacomo Sani, and
Goldie Shabad, Spain after Franco. In Political Science Quarterly 102 (Summer 1987): 335-6.
Geoffrey Pridham, editor, The New Mediterranean Democracies. In the American Political Science
Review 80 (June 1986): 705-6.
Gabriel Goodliffe and Riccardo Brizzi, eds. France After 2012. Berghahn Books, 2015.
Choice (October 2015): 53-0994.
Teresa Whitfield. Endgame for ETA: Elusive Peace in the Basque Country. Oxford University
Press, 2015. Choice (June 2015): 52-5586.
Bernard Owen and Maria Rodriguez-McKey. Proportional Western Europe: the Failure of
Governance. Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. Choice (October 2014): 52-1075.
Lyombe Eko. American Exceptionalism, the French Exception, and Digital Media Law. Lexington
Book, 2013). Choice (April 2014): 51-4677.
Luuk Van Middelaar. The Passage to Europe: How a Continent Became a Union. Yale University
Press. 2013. Choice (April 2014): 51-4682.
David S. Bell and John Gaffney, eds. The Presidents of the French Fifth Republic. Palgrave
Macmillan. 2013. Choice (November 2013): 51-1721.
Sonia Alonso. Challenging the State: Devolution and the Battle for Partisan Credibility—A
Comparison of Belgium, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom. Oxford University Press, 2012.
Choice (September 2013): 51-0494.
Juliet Kaarbo. Coalition Politics and Cabinet Decision Making: A Comparative Analysis of
Foreign Policy Choices. University of Michigan Press, 2012. Choice (May 2013): 50-5247.
Michael S. Lewis-Beck & Richard Nadeau. French Presidential Elections. Palgrave Macmillan,
2012). Choice (September 2012): 50-0518.
Susan J. Palmer. The New Heretics of France: Minority Religions, la République, and the
Government-sponsored “War on Sects.” Oxford University Press. Choice (May
Roland Vazquez. Politics, Culture, and Sociability in the Basque Nationalist Party. University of
Nevada Press. Choice. (July 2011): 48-6545.
José Luis Martí and Philip Pettit. A Political Philosophy in Public Life: Civic Republicanism in
Zapatero’s Spain. Princeton University Press. Choice (April 2011): 48: 474.
Rainbow Murray. Parties, Gender Quotas and Candidate Selection in France. Palgrave Macmillan.
Choice (February 2011): 48-3520
Ronald H. Chilcote. The Portuguese Revolution: State and Class in the Transition to Democracy.
Rowman & Littlefield. In Choice. 48-2318 (December 2010).
Michael Lister and Emily Pia. Citizenship in Contemporary Europe. Edinburgh University Press. In
Choice. 47-1659 (November 2009).
Alistair Cole. Governing and Governance in France. Cambridge University Press. Choice (May
Peter A. Kraus. A Union of Diversity: Language, Identity and Polity-Building in Europe.
Cambridge University Press. Choice (January 2009): 46-2906.
Werner Reutter, ed. Germany’s on the Road to ‘Normalcy’: Policies and Politics of the Red-
Green Federal Government (1998-2002). Palgrave. In Choice, Forthcoming.
José Magone. The Politics of Southern Europe: Integration into the European Union. Praeger.
In Choice, 41-4278 (March 2004): 1366.
Franz Oswald. The Party That Came Out of the Cold War: the Party of Democratic Socialism.
Praeger. In Choice, 41-0570 (September 2003): 229.
P. Nikiforos Diamandouros and Richard Gunther, eds. Parties, Politics, and Democracy in the New
Southern Europe. In Political Studies, Forthcoming.
Maiken Umbach, ed. German Federalism: Past, Present, Future. Palgrave. In Choice, 40-4247
(March 2003): 1254.
Howard J. Wiarda with Paul S. Adams, eds. New Directions in Comparative Politics, 3rd edition.
Westview. In Choice, 40-4251 (March 2003): 1256.
Hans Keman, ed., Comparative Democratic Politics: A Guide to Contemporary Theory and
Research. Sage Publications. In Choice 40-2425 (December 2002): 701.
Anna Cento Bull & Mark Gilbert. The Lega Nord and the Northern Question in Italian Politics. In
Choice 40-0537 (September, 2002): 176.
Howard J. Wiarda & Margaret MacLeish Mott, Catholic Roots and Democratic Flowers: Political
Systems in Spain and Portugal. In Choice 39-6068 (June, 2002): 1878.
Luis Moreno, The Federalization of Spain. In Choice 39 (April 2002): 1491-2.
James A. McAdams, Judging the Past in Unified Germany. In Choice. 39-2433 (December
Klaus Larres with Elizabeth Meehan, ed. Uneasy Allies: British-German Relations and
European Integration Since 1945. In Choice 38-5831 (June 2001): 1866.
Oskar Lafontaine, The Heart Beats on the Left. Translated by Ronald Taylor. In, Choice
38-4700 (April 2001): 1529.
Sebastián Royo, From Social Democracy to Neoliberalism: The Consequences of Party Hegemony
in Spain, 1982-1996. In Choice 38-2274 (December 2000): 755.
Paul Heywood, ed., Politics and Policy in Democratic Spain: No Longer Different? In Choice 37-
1801 (November, 1999): 614.
Leonardo Morlino, Democracy Between Consolidation and Crisis: Parties, Groups, and Citizens in
Southern Europe. In Choice 37-0585 (Sept. 1999): 228.
Marina Arbetman and Jacek Kugler, eds., Political Capacity and Economic Behavior. In Political
Studies 47 (Sept. 1999): 803.
Piero Ignazi and Colette Ysmal, eds., The Organization of Political Parties in Southern Europe. In,
Choice 36-4137 (March 1999): 1335-6.
Kurt von Mettenheim, editor, Presidential Institutions and Democratic Politics: Comparing
Regional and National Contexts. In, Political Studies 46 (June 1998): 399.
Shaun Bowler & David M. Farrell, eds. Electoral Strategies and Political Marketing. In Political
Studies 43 (September 1995): 558.
Philip Allan, et.al., eds. Focus on Britain, 1994: Review of 1993. In Political Studies 43 (June
B.D. Graham, Representation and Party Politics: A Comparative Perspective. In Political Studies
43 (March 1995): 197-198.
William D. Graf, ed. The Internationalization of the German Political Economy. In Political
Studies 41 (September 1993): 548.
INVITED GUEST LECTURES
Emory Scholars’ Program. Emory University. “Political Compromise: Before or After the
Election?” Atlanta, Georgia, November 7, 2013.
Department of German Studies. Emory University. “Germany’s September 22nd Election:
Domestic Decision in an International Arena.” Atlanta, Georgia, September 17, 2013.
Tower Center for Political Studies, Southern Methodist University. “Political Monitoring: Do
‘Eyes” Help Achieve Better Governance.” Dallas, Texas. September 13, 2013.
The Congressional Study Group on Germany. “Domestic Influences on the Transatlantic
Relationship” as part of a panel for The 29th Annual Congress-Bundestag Seminar” Atlanta,
Georgia, April 5, 2012.
Goizueta Business School, Emory University. Executive MBA Program. “Emerging Giants: The
Government of Spain.” February 18, 2011.
Washington University, St. Louis. Center for New Institutional Social Sciences (CNISS). “Political
Monitoring: Some Critical Questions.” October 25, 2010.
Oxford College of Emory University. “The European Union as a Framework for Change.” The
Oxford Lyceum Committee’s “Expressions of Peace” Series. March 1, 2004.
Albion College, Albion, Michigan, “Electoral Rules and Party Systems.” Department of Political
Science, February 10, 2004.
Harvard University. “The German Election: Interpretation and Rumination.” Minda de Gunzburg
Center for European Studies, November 8, 2002.
Harvard University. “The Politics of the Spanish Legal System.” Minda de Gunzburg Center for
European Studies, October 18, 2002.
Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain. “La Representación Política en el Federalismo.”
Facultad de Ciencias Política y Sociología, Dpto. de Ciencia Política y de la Administracíon II.
January 15, 2001.
Washington & Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, “Europe: Pulling in Two Directions?” and
“Campaign Finance Reform in Germany.” November 13-14, 2000.
Harvard University. “Multidimensional Voting in Spain: Analytical Perplexities of Coexisting
Party Systems." Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, February 6, 1998.
St. John’s University, Minnesota. “Regional Autonomy & Supranational Integration” and
“Developments in West European Politics.” 8-9 April 1997.
Odense University, Denmark. “Parliamentary Recruitment in Western Europe” and “Nationalism,
Regionalism, and State Institutions: An Assessment of Opinions in Spain.” May 4-5 1995.
Council on Foreign Relations. New York. “The Spanish Election of June 1993.” May 3, 1993.
Southern Methodist University. Dallas, Texas. “Structures and Outcomes in Comparative Politics.”
September 13, 1991.
University of Bologna, Italy. “The Spanish Constitutional Court.” Lecture presented in Spanish,
June 3, 1991.
University of Mannheim. Germany. “Comparative Pork Barrel Politics in the Federal Republic of
Germany.” June 21, 1990.
UNPUBLISHED PAPERS PRESENTED AT PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS
“A Political Coalition Game.” Paper presented in the “Games and Simulations Workshop” at the
2012 Annual Meeting of the Georgia Political Science Association, Savannah, Georgia,
November 8-10, 2012.
“The Impact of Institutional Design on Party Control in a Federal Parliamentary System.” Paper
presented at the 37th Joint Sessions of Workshops of the European Consortium for Political
Research, Lisbon, Portugal, 14-19 April, 2009; and Annual Meeting of the American Political
Science Association, Toronto, Canada, September 5, 2009.
“Comparative Health Care: Veto Players, Public Opinion, and Governing Institutions.” With
Heather M. Bothwell. Paper written for the Sawyer-Mellon Seminar on Health Care, Emory
University, The Center for Ethics in Public Policy and the Professions. Fall 1998-Fall 2001.
“Introductory Comments on the Study of Parliamentary Control of the Executive.” Paper presented
at the 28th Joint Sessions of Workshops of the European Consortium for Political Research, the
University of Copenhagen, Denmark, April 14-19, 2000.
“The Gender Gap in Spain in 1993 and 1996: the Consequences of Level of Analysis.” With Chris
Palazzolo. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science
Association, Washington, D.C. September, 2000.
“The Narration of Politics: Literary Illumination of Collective Action Problems.” Paper
presented at the 27th Joint Sessions of Workshops of the European Consortium for Political
Research, Mannheim, Germany, March 1999.
“Legislative Recruitment and Advancement, German Style: An Analysis of Parliamentary
Candidates.” Paper presented at “The Third Workshop of Parliamentary Scholars and
Parliamentarians.” Wroxton College, England, August 8-9, 1998.
"Voters in Spain: The Roles of Cultural, Psychological, and Political Factors in Spanish Voting
Behavior." With Kyle Saunders. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest
Political Science Association, Chicago, 10-12 April 1997.
“Política energética” manuscript prepared for Joan Subirats & Ricard Gomá, editors, Políticas
públicas en España: Contenidos, estilos y modelos de gestion.
“Pulling in Two Directions: Citizenship in a Europe of Regional Autonomy and Supranational
Integration.” Paper presented at the Tenth International Conference of Europeanists, Chicago,
“The Shaping of Political Behavior in a Two Vote Electoral System: The Case of Germany.”
Paper presented at the Joint Sessions of Workshops of the European Consortium for Political
Research, University of Oslo, Oslo Norway, April 1996.
“Moving Upwards, German Style: An Analysis of Parliamentary Candidates from 1949-1990.”
Presented at the Joint Sessions of Workshops, European Consortium for Political Research,
Bordeaux, France, May, 1995.
“Future Political Expectations: An Explanation from the Spanish Case." With Michael S. Lewis-
Beck. Presented at the conference “Jornadas sobre Prospectiva Electoral/Future Days--Journeys
on Forecasting Elections.” Universidad de Alicante, Spain, July 18-22, 1994.
“Incumbency Advantages, German Style: An Analysis of 'Double' Candidates in a Two Vote
Electoral System.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science
Association, Chicago, IL, April 14-16, 1994.
“National Identification in Spain: Catalans, Basques & Galicians.” Presented at the Annual
Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Washington, D.C., September 2-5,
“Economics and Elections in Spain: An Ecological Analysis.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of
the American Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, September 3-6, 1992.
“European Electoral Structures and Women’s Political Participation: A Comparative Study in the
Federal Republic of Germany.” Presented at the Midwest Political Science Association,
Chicago, IL, April 9-11, 1992. Co-authored with Rebecca Davis.
“The Electoral Connection: Parties, Candidates, and Pork Barrel Politics.” Presented at the Joint
Sessions of Workshops, the European Consortium for Political Research, Amsterdam, the
Netherlands, April 1987.
“Women and the Vote in Traditional Europe: The Case of Greece.” Presented at the Annual
Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, November, 1986.
“Partisan Volatility and the Genesis of Contemporary Democracies.” With Courtney Brown.
Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, August 1985.
“Political and Economic Democratization: the Spanish Transition, the Workers’ Movement, and
Elite Accommodation.” With Gary Prevost. Presented at Vanderbilt University's Symposium on
Managing Modern Capitalism, March 1985.
“A Price for Entry: The European Community, Spain, and the Value-Added Tax.” Presented at the
Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, September, 1983.
“Economic Policy Preference and Institutional Performance in Italy.” Presented at the Conference
Group on Italian Politics', bi-national workshop on "Institutional Performance in Italy."
Bellagio, Italy, June 1983.
“Toward an Assessment of the Spanish Social Security System.” Presented at the Fourth European
Studies Conference, Omaha, Nebraska, October, 1979.
Executive Board Member and Second Vice-Chair of the International Political Science
Association’s “Comparative Federalism and Federation” Research Committee (RC-28). Elected
in June 2012 to three-year term (2012-2015) following 1st term (2009-2012) on the Executive
Board as “At-Large Member.”
Official Representative, Emory University, as Association Institutional Member in the European
Consortium for Political Research, Yearly, since 1999.
External Review Team Member, Politics Department, Williams School of Commerce, Economics,
and Politics, Washington & Lee University, May 2006.
Co-Director of Workshop “Parliamentary Control of the Executive.” 28th Joint Sessions of
Workshops of the European Consortium for Political Research, the University of Copenhagen,
Denmark, April 14-19, 2000.
Program Committee Section Chair, Comparative Politics--Industrialized Nations, Annual
Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association. November 6-9, 1996. Also Discussant
on panel “East Asia in Comparative Perspective.”
Editorial Board Member, American Review of Politics, 1993-95.
Editorial Board Member, American Journal of Political Science, 1991-94.
Program Committee Section Chair, Comparative Politics: Western, Annual Meeting of the
Southern Political Science Association. November, 1987.
OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY
“Citizenship after the Nation State.” Panel Chair. 22nd World Congress of the International
Political Science Association. Madrid, Spain. July 8-12, 2012
“Developments in Iberian Politics.” Panel Discussant. Annual Meeting of the American Political
Science Association, Seattle, Washington, September 3, 2011.
“Taking Teaching Seriously--Helping or Hindering Your Career?” Invited Roundtable Participant.
Sponsored by the APSA's "Committee on Teaching and Learning" at Annual Meeting of the
American Political Science Association, Seattle, Washington, September 3, 2011.
“Balancing and Rebalancing Federal Systems: A Comparative and Cross-National Analysis.” Panel
Organizer and Chair. 6th General Conference of the European Consortium for Political
Research, Reykjavik, Iceland. August 24-27, 2011.
“The Spanish American Bicentennials: A Transatlantic View.” Paper Discussant. Symposium
organized by the Department of Spanish & Portuguese Studies and Latin American & Caribbean
Studies. Emory University. November 19, 2010.
“Federalism and the Global Financial Crisis: Impacts and Responses.” Paper Discussant. Joint
Conference of the International Association of Centers for Federal Studies and the Research
Committee on Comparative Federalism and Federation, International Political Science
Association. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 16-18, 2010.
“Technology in the Classroom” Workshop Participant. American Political Science Association’s
Teaching and Learning Conference. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 5-7, 2010.
“Public Policy Innovation at the National and Sub-national Levels.” Panel Discussant.21st World
Congress of the International Political Science Association. Santiago, Chile. July 12-16, 2009.
“Program Assessment.” Workshop Participant. American Political Science Association’s Teaching
and Learning Conference. Baltimore, Maryland, February 5-8, 2009.
“Regionalism as Political and Institutional Decentralization.” Panel Discussant. Conference on
“Regionalism in the European Union.” Georgia State University. April 20, 2001.
“Regions and Regional Institutions in the European Union Policy Process.” Panel Discussant.
Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association. Atlanta, November 9, 2000.
“How Democratic is the European Union?” Panel Discussant. Sixth Biennial International
Conference of the European Community Studies Association. Pittsburgh. June 3-5, 1999.
“Parties and Voters in Federalist and Quasi-Federalist Settings” and “Legislatures in the
Americas.” Panel Chair. 57th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association.
Chicago. April 15-17, 1999.
“Construct of a National Identity: The Vision Thing.” Panel Chair. Annual Meeting of the Georgia
Political Science Association. Savannah, Georgia. February 18-20, 1999.
“Political Parties & Public Opinion in Spain.” Presentation on the Roundtable “The New Spain in
the New Europe.” The European Union Center at the Center for West European Studies. The
University of Pittsburgh. February 17, 1999.
“Spain’s Successful Transition: Lessons to be Learned?” Presentation at the conference “Crisis and
Renewal in Africa: States, Markets, Law and Democracy.” Emory University. November 12-14,
“Enlargement & ‘Agenda 2000’.” Moderator/Discussant. The Third Annual Europe Seminar
“Europe: Preparing for Enlargement & Monetary Union.” Southern Center for International
Studies. October 23, 1998.
“Language Across the Curriculum.” Presentation with Christian Tuschhoff. European Studies
Workshop. European Union Center, University System of Georgia & Southern Center for
International Studies. October 22, 1998.
“A Europe of Regions?” Panel Chair. Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science
Association. Chicago, Illinois. April 23-25, 1998.
“International Education Workshop.” Participant. Denmark’s International Study Program.
Copenhagen, Denmark. March 17-21, 1998.
“Democracy and the Crisis of the European Welfare State.” Roundtable participant. Annual
Meeting of the Georgia Political Science Association. February 19-21, 1998. Savannah,
Co-Organized Workshop with Joanne Brzinski and Christian Tuschhoff, “Federalism and
Compounded Representation in Western Europe.” October 4-5, 1996, Emory University.
“Archived Data Sets for Comparative Politics.” Working Group Participant, Sponsored by the
APSA's Comparative Politics Section, the SSRC, & the ICPSR. University of Michigan, Ann
Arbor, Michigan, Dec.3-5, 1993.
“Economic Conditions and Political Behavior.” Panel Chair, Annual Meeting of the Southern
Political Science Association, Savannah, Georgia, November 4-6, 1993.
“Parliamentary Development in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.” Paper Discussant.
Conference by the Emory Center for Soviet, Post-Soviet, and East European Studies, Atlanta,
April 9-10, 1993.
“Implications of Democratization.” Panel Chair, Annual Meeting of the American Political Science
Association, Chicago, IL, September 3-6, 1992.
“Transitions in Eastern Europe.” Participant and member of research group with Professor Rudolf
Wildemann, University of Mannheim (Germany), initial meeting Cadenabbia, Italy, February
27-March 1, 1992 and second meeting, also Cadenabbia, Italy, October 15-18, 1992.
“Party Change in Western Democracies" and “Stability and Development: Questions in
Comparative Political Economy” Panel Chairs, American Political Science Association,
Washington, D.C., August 29-31, 1991.
“Constituency Service in a Federal State: The Case of the German Länder.” Presented at the Joint
Sessions of Workshops, the European consortium for Political Research, University of Essex,
Colchester, England, March 1991.
“Economic Influences on International Interaction.” Panel Discussant. Annual Convention of the
International Studies Association. London, England, March, 1989.
“Roundtable on the Nature of the New Spanish Democracy.” Participant. Annual Meeting of the
American Political Science Association. August, 1986.
“Public Policy and Government Structures.” Panel Discussant. World Congress of the
International Political Science Association. Paris, France. July, 1985.
“Comparative Public Policy Issues.” Panel Discussant. Southwestern Social Science Association.
“Comparative Public Policy Analysis.” Panel Discussant. Southern Political Science Association.
Political-historical consultant. “Picasso’s Barcelona.” Script preparation for documentary film
funded by Georgia Endowment for the Humanities and Casa Cultural Iberoamericana, Atlanta,
“Roundtable on the Contemporary Spanish Political System.” Chair and Participant. Midwest
Political Science Association Annual Meeting, October, 1982.
“Regional and Ethnic Policy Conflicts in Comparative Perspective.” Panel Discussant, Southern
Political Science Association, October, 1982.
Grants, with Christian Tuschhoff and Joanne Brzinski, for project entitled “Federalism and
Compounded Representation in Western Europe” and the organization of its related workshops
(October 4-5, 1996, March 14-15, 1997, and October 10-11, 1997, and the final conference of
April 3-4, 1998 at Emory University): the European Union, Deutscher Akademischer Austausch
Dienst (DAAD), Emory Office of International Affairs, Emory College, Emory Graduate
School, and the Emory Center for International Studies.
Travel grant, American Political Science Association, to attend and present a paper at the XVII
World Congress of the International Political Science Association in Seoul, South Korea,
August 1997. Supplemented by the Emory College International Travel Committee.
Grant, Summer Stipend for Course Development Award for 1997, for “Comparative Politics &
Literature.” Emory College Center for Teaching and Curriculum, Summer 1997.
Grant, to develop a course entitled “The Politics of Democratic Spain.” As part of Language
Across the Curriculum, funded by Emory's Center for Teaching and Curriculum, Summer 1996.
C-SPAN Faculty Development Grant, June, 1992.
Travel and participation grant from the Forschungsstelle für gesellschaftliche Entwicklungen,
University of Mannheim, for Research Group on Transitions in Eastern Europe, Cadenabbia,
Italy, February 27-March 1, 1991 and October 15-18, 1992.
1990-91 University Research Grant, Emory University Committee, “Electoral Structures, Political
Parties, and Constituency Service: the Case of the Federal Republic of Germany.”
Ford Foundation through Emory College, “Writing Across the Curriculum Project,” 1986-1987.
1983, 1984, 1985, 1989 Summer Research Fellowship, Emory University Research Committee
1986, 1987, 1988 Summer Research Stipend, Emory University, Emory College
American Political Science Association, travel grant, World Congress of the International Political
Science Association, Paris, France, July 1985.
The Spanish Institute from The Tinker Foundation, participation and travel grant, "Spain's
Prospects: Executive Seminar." New York, June, 1985.
Exxon Foundation through the Institute of European Studies, travel and participation grant,
“Faculty Development Seminar on the European Community,” Freiburg, West Germany, and
Strasbourg, Luxembourg, Paris, and Brussels, June 1984.
National Science Foundation through the Conference Group on Italian Politics and the Rockefeller
Foundation, travel and participation grant, conference on “Italian Institutional Performance,”
Rockefeller Foundation's Study and Conference Center, Bellagio, Italy, June 1983.
Washington University Graduate School and Department of Political Science, Financial Support
for Field Research in Spain, 1980-81.
Languages: Fluent in Spanish, fluent in conversational German, some French.
Statistical and Econometric Methods.
Furnished upon request.
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