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Prof. Dr. Sven-Oliver Proksch

Prof. Dr. Sven-Oliver Proksch, Chair for European Politics - Cologne Center for Comparative Politics,

Research focuses

Democratic Political Institutions, Party Competition, Parliamentary Politics, Political Representation, European Politics, Quantitative Text Analysis

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since 2017: Professor and Chair for European Politics, Cologne Center for Comparative Politics, University of Cologne
  • 2015 - 2016: Co-Director, European Union Centre of Excellence, Montreal
  • 2016: Associate Professor and William Dawson Scholar, Department of Political Science, McGill University
  • 2013 - 2016: Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, McGill University
  • 2008 – 2013: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, SFB 884 Political Economy of Reforms, University of Mannheim
  • 2008: PhD in Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles

Selected Publications

Books

  • Sven-Oliver Proksch and Jonathan B. Slapin. 2015. The Politics of Parliamentary Debate: Parties, Rebels, and Representation. Cambridge University Press.
  • Daniel Finke, Thomas König, Sven-Oliver Proksch, George Tsebelis. 2012. Reforming the European Union: Realizing the Impossible. Princeton University Press.

Articles

  • Angelova, Mariyana, Thomas König, Sven-Oliver Proksch. 2016. "Responsibility Attribution in Coalition Governments: Evidence from Germany", Electoral Studies
  • James Lo, Sven-Oliver Proksch, and Jonathan B. Slapin. 2014. “Ideological Clarity in Multi-Party Competition: A New Measure and Test Using Election Manifestos”, British Journal of Political Science. Published online: July 2014.
  • James Lo, Sven-Oliver Proksch, and Thomas Gschwend. 2014. “A Common Left-Right Scale for Voters and Parties in Europe”, Political Analysis 22(2): 205-223.
  • David Fortunato, Thomas König, and Sven-Oliver Proksch. 2013. “Government Agenda-Setting and Bicameral Conflict Resolution”, Political Research Quarterly 66(4): 938-951.
  • Christian B. Jensen, Sven-Oliver Proksch, and Jonathan B. Slapin. 2013. “Parliamentary Questions, Oversight, and National Opposition Status in the European Parliament”, Legislative Studies Quarterly 38(2): 259-282.
  • Sven-Oliver Proksch and Jonathan B. Slapin. 2012. “Institutional Foundations of Legislative Speech”, American Journal of Political Science 56(3): 520-537.