Mary Stegmaier

Mary Stegmaier
Vice Provost for International Programs, Director of the International Center, and Associate Professor in the Truman School of Public Affairs
N52 Memorial Union
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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 Vice Provost for International Programs and Director of the International Center.

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.