Matthew Loveless received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Indiana University (Bloomington, 2005) and is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Bologna. He has been a Jean Monnet Fellow and Research Associate at the Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute (Fiesole, Italy), Nuffield Fellow and Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Oxford (UK); at Scholar in Residence at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (Washington, DC); a Visiting Assistant Professor at Georgetown University (USA), an Assistant Professor at the University of Mississippi (USA), and an Associate Professor at the University of Kent (UK). His early research and publications focused primarily on the role of mass media in the transition to democracy in Eastern Europe and now includes contributions to the study of how political (mis-)perceptions shape political behavior in Europe. His work has been published in the Journal of Politics, Political Studies, International Journal of Communication, European Journal of Political Research, World Development, Electoral Studies, Comparative Politics, Government & Opposition, Journal of Common Market Studies, Journal of European Public Policy, International Political Science Review, and Europe-Asia Studies.
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