Mary Stegmaier

Mary Stegmaier
Interim Vice Provost for International Programs & Associate Professor, Truman School of Public Affairs
233 Middlebush

Mary Stegmaier is an Associate Professor in the Truman School of Public Affairs. Her research concentrates on elections, voting behavior, and party support in the U.S. and abroad, with an emphasis on Central Europe. Her articles have appeared in a variety of academic journals including Public Choice, Electoral Studies, Political Behavior, Party Politics, East European Politics and Societies, International Journal of Forecasting, and the Annual Review of Political Science. She has also served as an international election observer with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in Macedonia, Kyrgyzstan  and Belarus.

Selected Publications: 

Murr, Andreas, Mary Stegmaier, and Michael S. Lewis-Beck. Forthcoming. “Vote Expectations Versus Vote Intentions: Rival Forecasting Strategies.” British Journal of Political Science.

Leiter, Debra, 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.

Williams, Laron, 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.

Lewis-Beck, Michael S. 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.

Marcinkiewicz, Kamil and Mary Stegmaier. 2015. “Ballot Position Effects under Compulsory and Optional Preferential-List PR Electoral Systems.” Political Behavior, 37: 465-486.

Debus, Marc, Mary Stegmaier and Jale Tosun. 2014. “Economic Voting under Coalition Governments: Evidence from Germany.” Political Science Research and Methods, 2: 49-67.

Stegmaier, Mary, Jale Tosun, and Klára Vlachová. 2013. “Women’s Parliamentary Representation in the Czech Republic: Does Preference Voting Matter?” East European Politics and Societies, 28: 187-204.

Lewis-Beck, Michael S. and Mary Stegmaier.  2013. “The VP-Function Revisited: A Survey of the Literature on Vote and Popularity Functions after over 40 Years.” Public Choice, 157: 367-385.