Peer-Reviewed Articles

Stenberg, Matthew, Philip Rocco, and Safia Abukar Farole. 2022. “Calling in ‘Sick’: COVID-19, Opportunism, Pretext, and Subnational Democracy”. Global Studies Quarterly 2(3), ksac017. • [Article Link (Open Access)]

O’Dwyer, Conor and Matthew Stenberg. 2022. “Local-Level Democratic Backsliding? Right-Wing Regime Consolidation in Hungary and Poland.” Government and Opposition 57(3), 508-531. • [Article Link (Open Access)] • [Abstract] • [Replication (zipped)]

Jakli, Laura and Matthew Stenberg. 2021. “Everyday Illiberalism: How Hungarian Subnational Politics Propel Single Party Dominance.” Governance 34(2), 315-334. • [Article Link] • [Replication] • [Abstract]

Bosilca, Ruxandra, Matthew Stenberg, and Marianne Riddervold. 2021. “Copying in EU security and defence policies: The case of EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia.” European Security 30(2), 218-236. • [Article Link (Open Access)] • [Abstract]

Posch, Konrad and Matthew Stenberg. 2021. “Play Your Role: A Policymaker Simulation to Ground East Asian International Relations.” Journal of Political Science Education 17(3), 437-447. • [Article Link] • [PDF]

Book Chapters

Newsome, Akasemi and Matthew Stenberg. 2020. “The European Parliament” In The Palgrave Handbook of EU Crises, eds. Marianne Riddervold, Jarle Trondal, and Akasemi Newsome. (New York: Palgrave Macmillan), pp. 259-276. • [Chapter Link] • [Abstract]

Under Review

“Using Television Series to Teach Comparative and European Politics” – with Niko Switek (Accepted at European Political Science) • [PDF]

“Why We Should Study Smaller Cities” – with Tanu Kumar (Revise and Resubmit at Urban Affairs Review)• [Abstract]

“Subnational Consolidation in Single-Party Dominant Regimes: Evidence from Hungarian Mayoral Elections” (Under Review) • [PDF] • [Abstract]

Working Papers

“Regional and National Variation in Parliamentary Questions at the European Parliament” • [PDF]

“Incremental Subnational Transformation and Democratic Backsliding in Eastern Europe” – with Laura Jakli • [Abstract]

“When Do Local Governments Discriminate?” – with Conor O’Dwyer

Current Projects

“Measuring Euroskepticism in Parliamentary Questions at the European Parliament”

“Electoral Impacts of Local Minority Self-Governance in Dominant Party Regimes” – with Isha Patel

“Perceptions of Bureaucratic Autonomy over Time” – with Jarle Trondal

“Enemy at the (Campus) Gates: The Erosion of Academic Freedom as Political Strategy – with Laura Jakli

“Municipal Populism in Moscow: Local Challenges to Single-Party Dominant Regimes” – with Otto Kienitz

“Copy and Paste Illiberalism? Party Learning and Far Right Vote Cooptation in Poland and Hungary” – with Laura Jakli and Spencer McCall

“Within the System: Rising Powers and Infrastructure Diplomacy” – with Sasikumar S. Sundaram