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

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

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

+ Reviewed in: Medium, Party Politics



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., Sara B. Hobolt & Stefanie Walter (2021) Politicizing International Cooperation: The Mass Public, Political Entrepreneurs, and Political Opportunity Structures. forthcoming in International Organization.

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. Forthcoming in Political Science Research and Methods.

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.

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.