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De Vries, Catherine E., Sara B. Hobolt, Sven-Oliver Proksch & Jonathan Slapin (2021) Foundations of European Politics: A Comparative Approach.  Oxford University Press.

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De Vries, Catherine E. & Sara B. Hobolt (2020) Political Entrepreneurs: The Rise of Challenger Parties in Europe. Princeton University Press.*+

* Featured in: Financiëele Dagblad, Politico, Trouw, Washington Post

+ Reviewed in: Medium, Party Politics, Acta Politica

De Vries, Catherine E. (2018) Euroscepticism and the Future of European Integration. Oxford University Press. § # *+

§ Winner of the European Union Studies Association Best Book in EU Studies Award  

# Listed as top-5 book on Europe’s future by the Financial Times

* Featured in: Financial Times Foreign Affairs, NRC Handelsblad, Trouw,  Financiëele Dagblad ,  Politiken , OUP Blog, Wall Street Journal

Edited Volumes

De Vries, Catherine E. & Gary Marks (eds.) (2012) Special Issue Dimensionality of Political Space. European Union Politics 13(2): 185-342.



De Vries, Catherine E. (2023). How Foundational Narratives Shape European Union Politics. JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies, URL:


De Vries, Catherine E. (2022) Analysing How Crises Shape Mass and Elite Preferences and Behaviour in the European Union. European Union Politics, 23(1):  161-168.

De Vries, Catherine E. & Seth K. Jolly (2022) European Politics Online Workshop. PS: Political Science & Politics, 55(3): 553-4.

Schimmelfennig, Frank, Dirk Leuffen & Catherine E. De Vries (2022) Differentiated Integration in the European Union: Institutional Effects, Public Opinion, and Alternative Flexibility Arrangements. European Union Politics, URL:

Schuessler, Julian, Max Heermann, Dirk Leuffen, Lisanne de Blok & Catherine E. De Vries (2022) Mapping Public Support for the Varieties of Differentiated Integration. European Union Politics, URL:

Telle, Stefan, Lisanne de Blok,  Catherine E. De Vries & Lorenzo Cicchi (2022) Elite-Mass Linkages in the Preference Formation on Differentiated Integration.   JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies, URL: DOI: 10.1111/jcms.13339.


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

De Vries, Catherine E., Bert N. Bakker, Sara B. Hobolt & Kevin Arceneaux (2021) 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).

De Vries, Catherine E. (2020) Don’t Mention the War! Second World War Remembrance and Support for European Cooperation. JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies, 58(1): 138-154.

Lauterbach, Fabian & Catherine E. De Vries (2020) Europe Belongs to the Young? Generational Differences in Public Opinion towards the European Union during the Eurozone Crisis. Journal of European Public
Policy, 27(2): 168-187.

Butler, Daniel M., Catherine E. De Vries & Hector Solaz (2019) Studying Policy Diffusion at the Individual Level: Experiments on Nationalistic Biases in Information Seeking. Research & Politics, DOI:

De Vries, Catherine E. & Hector Solaz (2019) Sweeping It Under The Rug: How Government Parties Deal With Deteriorating Economic Conditions. Party Politics 25(1): 63-75.

Lanz, Simon, Nathalie Giger & Catherine E. De Vries (2019) The Motivational Basis of Constituency Work: How Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivations Interact. Political Science Research and Methods, DOI:

Solaz, Hector, Catherine E. De Vries & Roosmarijn De Geus (2019) In-Group Loyalty and the Punishment of Corruption. Comparative Political Studies, 52(6): 896–926.

De Vries, Catherine E. & Hector Solaz (2018) Corruption and Electoral Accountability: Avenues for Future Research. Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences DOI:

De Vries, Catherine E., Sara B. Hobolt & James Tilley (2018) Facing up to the Facts: What Causes Economic Perceptions? Electoral Studies, ISSN 0261-3794.*

* Featured in:

Tertchnaya, Katerina & Catherine E. De Vries (2018) The Political Consequences of Self-Insurance: Evidence from Central-Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia. Political Behavior, DOI:

Tertchnaya, Katerina, Catherine E. De Vries, Hector Solaz & David Doyle (2018) When the Money Stops: Declines in Financial Remittances and Incumbent Popularity in Central Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia. American Political Science Review, 112(4): 758-774.


De Vries, Catherine E. (2017) Benchmarking Brexit: How the British Decision to Leave Shapes EU Public Opinion. JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies, DOI:10.1111/jcms.12579.*

* Featured in:
Washington Post
LSE Brexit Blog

Catherine E. De Vries (2017) The Cosmopolitian-Parochial Divide: What the 2017 Dutch Election Result Tells Us About Political Change in the Netherlands and Beyond. Journal of European Public Policy, DOI:

Catherine E. De Vries & Hector Solaz (2017) The Electoral Consequences of Corruption. Annual Review of Political Science, 20: 391-408.*

* Featured in:
Pacific Standard

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

Hobolt, Sara B. & Catherine E. De Vries (2016) Turning against the Union? The Impact of the Crisis on the Eurosceptic Vote in the 2014 European Parliament Elections. Electoral Studies, DOI:

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

Bakker, Ryan, Catherine E. De Vries, Erica Edwards, Liesbet Hooge, Seth Jolly, GaryMarks, Jonathan Polk, Jan Rovny, Marco Steenbergen & Milada Vachudova (2015) Measuring Party Positions in Europe: The Chapel Hill Expert Survey Trend File, 1999-2010. Party Politics 21(1): 143-152.

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

De Vries, Catherine E. & Nathalie Giger (2014) Holding Governments Accountable: Individual Heterogeneity in Performance Voting. European Journal of Political Research 53(2): 345-362.

Spoon, Jae-Jae, Sara B. Hobolt & Catherine E. De Vries (2014) Going Green: Explaining Issue Competition on the Environment. European Journal of Political Research 53(2): 363-380.

De Vries, Catherine E. (2013) Ambivalent Europeans? Public Support for European Integration in East and West. Government & Opposition 48(3): 434-461.

De Vries, Catherine E., Armèn Hakhverdian & Bram Lancee (2013) The Dynamics of Voters’ Left/Right Identification: The Role of Economic and Cultural Attitudes. Political Science Research and Methods 1(2): 223-238.

De Vries, Catherine E. & Marco R. Steenbergen (2013) Variable Opinions: The Predicticality of Support for Unification in European Mass Publics. Journal of Political Marketing 12(1):121-141.

Harbers, Imke, Catherine E. De Vries & Marco R. Steenbergen (2013) Attitude Variability Among Latin American Publics: How Party System Structuration Affects Left/Right Ideology. Comparative Political Studies 46(8): 947-967.

Harteveld, Eelco, Catherine E. De Vries & Tom Van der Meer (2013) In Europe We Trust? Exploring Three Logics of Trust in the European Union. European Union Politics 14(4): 542-565.

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

Van der Pas, Daphne, Catherine E. De Vries & Wouter Van der Brug (2013) A Leader Without a Party: Exploring the Relationship Between Geert Wilders’ Leadership Performance in the Media and His Electoral Success. Party Politics 19(3): 458-476.

Adams, James, Catherine E. De Vries & Debra Leitner (2012) Which Subconstituencies Reacted to Elite Polarization in the Netherlands? An Analysis of the Dutch Public’s Policy Beliefs and Partisan Loyalities, 1986-1998. British Journal of Political Science 42(1): 81-105.

De Vries, Catherine E. & Sara B. Hobolt (2012) When Dimensions Collide: The Electoral Success of Issue Entrepreneurs. European Union Politics 13(2): 246-268.

De Vries, Catherine E. & Gary Marks (2012) The Struggle over Dimensionality: A Note on Theory and Empirics. European Union Politics 13(2): 185-193.

Hakhverdian, Armen, Wouter Van der Brug & Catherine E. De Vries (2012) The Emergence of a ’Diploma Democracy’? The Political Education Gap in the Netherlands, 1971-2010. Acta Politica 47(2): 229-247.

Walczak, Agnieszka, Wouter van der Brug & Catherine E. De Vries (2012) Long-Term and Short-Term Determinants of Party Preferences: Analysis of Inter-Generational Change in Western and East Central Europe. Electoral Studies 31(2): 273-284.

De Vries, Catherine E., Erica E. Edwards & Erik R. Tillman (2011) Clarity of Responsibility Beyond the Pocketbook: How Political Institutions Condition EU Issue Voting. Comparative Political Studies 44(3): 339-363.

De Vries, Catherine E. & Erik R. Tillman (2011) European Union Issue Voting in East and West Europe: The Role of Political Context. Comparative European Politics 9(1): 1-17.

De Vries, Catherine E., Wouter Van der Brug, Marcel H. Van Egmond & Cees Van der Eijk (2011) Individual and Contextual Variation in EU Issue Voting: The Role of Political Information. Electoral Studies 30(1): 16-28.

Ezrow, Lawrence, Catherine E. De Vries, Marco R. Steenbergen & Erica E. Edwards (2011) Mean Voter Representation versus Partisan Constituency Representation: Do Parties Respond to the Mean Voter or to their Supporters? Party Politics 17(3): 275-301.

De Vries, Catherine E. (2010) EU Issue Voting; Asset or Liability: How European Integration affects Parties’ Electoral Fortunes. European Union Politics (11)1: 89-117.

Hooghe, Liesbet, Ryan Bakker, Anna Brigevich, Catherine E. De Vries, Erica E. Edwards, Gary Marks, Jan Rovny, Marco R. Steenbergen & Milada A. Vachudova (2010) The Reliability and Validity of the 2002 and 2006 Chapel Hill Expert Surveys on Party Positioning. European Journal of Political Research 49(5): 687-703.

De Vries, Catherine E. (2009) The Impact of EU Referenda on National Electoral Politics: Evidence from the Dutch Case. West European Politics (32)1: 142-171.

De Vries, Catherine E. & Erica E. Edwards (2009) Taking Europe to Its Extremes: Extremist Parties and Public Euroskepticism. Party Politics (15)1: 5-28 (lead article).

De Vries, Catherine E. (2007) Sleeping Giant: Fact or Fairytale? Examining the Impact of European Integration on National Elections. European Union Politics (8 )3: 363-385.

De Vries, Catherine E. & Kees van Kersbergen (2007) Interests, Identity & Political Allegiance in the European Union. Acta Politica (42)2/3: 307-328.

Steenbergen, Marco R., Erica E. Edwards & Catherine E. De Vries (2007) Who is Cueing Whom? Mass-Elite Linkages and the Future of European Integration. European Union Politics (8)1: 13-35.