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). He is also a Research Fellow of the Rimini Center for Economic Analysis. His early research and publications focused primarily on the transition to democracy in Eastern Europe and now includes contributions to the study inequality and its effects on 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, and Europe-Asia Studies.
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