Work package 10 - Accountability and Attribution of Responsibility in the European Union
This workpackage, the responsibility of UOXF.CT, will use data from the EES, in particular questions on attribution of responsibility. Tasks: 1. Develop literature review, research question and research design; 2. Analyse 2009 PIREDEU/ European Election Studies (voter survey and media content) data employing advanced quantitative techniques (e.g. multi-level modelling); 3. Issue final report; 4. Produce research paper for submission; 5. Undertake training in key methodologies and complementary skills.
Lead partner institution
University of Oxford
Start and end dates
1 October 2009 - 30 April 2013
Early Stage Researcher (ESR)
I completed a Master of Arts degree in political science from the University of Missouri-St. Louis in 2006 where my research explored the relationship between US foreign aid and voting in the United Nations General Assembly.
From 2003-2009, I worked as the international exchange coordinator at UM-St. Louis. As an undergraduate, I studied and worked in France and Spain, and earned a Bachelor of Arts in international management and French from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota.
My current research focuses on how citizens attribute responsibility in multilevel government systems, specifically in the context of the European Union. Broadly, my academic interests include political psychology, voting behavior, comparative politics, and quantitative research methods.
During my ELECDEM research contract I have undertaken periods of secondment at the European Parliament (Brussels Belgium) and the University of Exeter (UK).