Courses a.y. 2023/2024

Biographical note

I am Dean for International Affairs and Professor of Political Science at Bocconi University. I am also a Research Associate at the Dondena Centre for Research on Social Dynamics and Public Policy, the Bocconi COVID Crisis Lab, the Bocconi Lab in European Studies and the CLEAN Unit for the Economic Analysis of Crime of the BAFFI-CAREFIN research center. My work can be broadly situated in the areas political behaviour, political economy and EU politics, and has appeared in leading political science journals, such as the American Political Science Review, Annual Review of Political Science, and the Journal of Politics. I have published several books. My first book Euroscepticism and the Future of European Integration (Oxford University Press, 2018) received the European Union Studies Association (EUSA) Best Book in EU Studies Award in 2019 and was listed in the top-5 books on Europe’s future by the Financial Times. In 2020, I published my second book Political Entrepreneurs: The Rise of Challenger Parties in Europe with Sara B. Hobolt (Princeton University Press) and in 2021 a textbook Foundations of European Politics with Sara B. Hobolt, Sven-Oliver Proksch and Jonathan Slapin (Oxford University Press).

I am also an associate member of Nuffield College at the University of Oxford, a member of European Integration Committee of the Dutch Advisory Council on Foreign Affairs (Adviesraad Internationale Vraagstukken), the Board of Trustees of the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin and sit on the editorial board of Acta Politica, Comparative Political Studies, European Union Politics, the Journal of Politics and Political Science Research and Methods. In 2014, I received the American Political Science Association Emerging Scholar Award for her contribution to the field of elections, public opinion and voting behaviour in 2014 and was selected a Young Global Leader in the World Economic Forum in 2013.

Selected Publications

De Vries, Catherine E.; Hobolt, Sara B.; Proksch, Sven-Oliver; Slapin, Jonathan B.
Foundations of European politics: a comparative approach
Oxford University Press, 2021

Catherine De Vries; Sara Hobolt; Stefanie Walter
Politicizing International Cooperation. The Mass Public, Political Entrepreneurs, and Political Opportunity Structures
INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION, 75(2): 306 – 332, 2021

Catherine De Vries; Bert Bakker; Sara Hobolt; Kevin Arceneaux
Crisis Signaling: How Italy's Coronavirus Lockdown Affected Incumbent Support in Other European Countries
POLITICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH AND METHODS, 9(3): 451 – 467 (lead article), 2021

De Vries, Catherine E.; Hobolt, Sara
Political entrepreneurs : the rise of challenger parties in Europe
Princeton University Press, 2020

De Vries, Catherine Eunice
Euroscepticism and the future of European integration
Oxford University Press, 2018

Tertytchnaya, Katerina; De Vries, Catherine E.; Solaz, Hector; Doyle, David
When the money stops: fluctuations in financial remittances and incumbent approval in Central Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia

De Vries, C. E.; Hector Solaz
The electoral consequences of corruption

Hobolt, Sara B. & Catherine E. De Vries
Public Support for European Integration
Annual Review of Political Science, 19: 413-432, 2016

Hobolt, Sara B. & Catherine E. De Vries
Issue Entrepreneurship and Multiparty Competition
Comparative Political Studies 48(9): 1159-1185, 2015

Van de Wardt, Marc, Catherine E. De Vries & Sara B. Hobolt
Exploiting the Cracks: Wedge Issues in Multiparty Competition
Journal of Politics 76(4): 986-999, 2014

Schumacher, Gijs, Catherine E. De Vries & Barbara Vis
Why Do Parties Change Position? Party Organization and Environmental Incentives
Journal of Politics 75(2): 464-477, 2013