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NEW How crises shape circles of solidarity. Comparative Political Studies (online first, May 2023).
NEW  Transformation of the political space:A citizens perspective. European Journal of Political Research (online first, April 2023)
Discovering cooperation in international organizationsReview of International Organizations (online first, Dec 2022).
Differentiation in the European Union and beyond. European Union Politics (online first, Sept 2022). 
The social roots of the transnational cleavage: Education, occupation, and sex. RSCAS Working Paper 2022/53 (July 2022).


TEACHING: Keys to European Politics — thirteen videos on the European Union, multilevel governance, the transnational cleavage


Party system structuration in Latin America and Europe. Party Politics (online first, June 2022) 
The social bases of political parties: A new measure and survey. British Journal of Political Science (online first, Feb 2022)
Cleavage theory.
Handbook on EU crises (Jan 2021), pp. 173-94.
Language difference and regional authority.
Regional & Federal Studies (2021) || replication data || 2021 BEST JOURNAL ARTICLE PRIZE
Grand theories of European integration in the twenty first century. JEPP (2019) || 2021 EUSA BEST PAPER PRIZE


RAI-MLG || RAI-Region || RAI-Country|| RAI-Indigenous || RAI-Metro ||  RAI-Rokkan 
MIA: IO authority (1950-2019 
||  IO policy scope (1950-2017)  REVISED V.4 (March 2023)

CHES-Europe trend data (1999-2019) ||CHES Candidate survey 2019 (released Jan 2021) || CHES-Latin America (released May 2022)


Gary Marks is Burton Craige Professor of Political Science at UNC-Chapel Hill and Part-time Research Professor at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute, Florence. He was educated in England and received his Ph.D. from Stanford University. In 2010 he was awarded a Humboldt Forschungspreis (Humboldt Research Prize) for his contributions to political science. He also received of a €2.5 million Advanced European Research Council grant (2010-2015). In 2017 he was recipient of the Daniel Elazar Distinguished Federalism Scholar Award of the APSA. Marks co-founded the UNC Center for European Studies and EU Center of Excellence in 1994 and 1998, respectively, and served as Director until 2006. Marks has had fellowships and visiting professorships at the VU Amsterdam, the European University Institute in Florence, the Free University of Berlin, the Hanse Wissenschaftskolleg, Pompeu Fabra, the Institute for Advanced Studies Vienna, Sciences Po, Konstanz University, McMaster University, the University of Twente, and he was National Fellow at the Hoover Institution.

Gary Marks en Liesbeth.From 2021 through mid-2026, Gary is co-leading with Liesbet Hooghe an advanced European Research Council grant on political polarization in Western societies. The Transnational Lab is hosted at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the EUI, Florence.

Gary Marks is editor of the book series Transformations in Governance with Oxford University Press (with Liesbet Hooghe and Walter Mattli), and of the Cambridge Elements Series in European Politics (with Catherine De Vries).

His research and teaching are chiefly in comparative politics, multilevel governance, and measurement. Gary has published in the leading journals of political science and sociology. His (co-)authored books include Unions in Politics: Britain, Germany, and the United States in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries (Princeton, 1989), Multi-Level Governance and European Integration (Rowman & Littlefield, 2001); It Didn’t Happen Here: Why Socialism Failed in the United States (Norton, 2001); European Integration and Political Conflict (CUP, 2004), The Rise of Regional Authority: A Comparative Study of 42 Democracies (Routledge, 2010), and four volumes that set out a postfunctionalist theory of multilevel governance: Measuring Regional Authority (OUP, 2016); Community, Scale and Regional Governance (OUP, 2016); Measuring International Authority (OUP, 2017); and A Theory of International Organization (OUP, 2019).

CV (May 2023) ||  Google scholar || UNC email || EUI email

Gary is teaching at UNC Chapel Hill through December 2023, and will be based at the EUI from mid-Dec 2023 through the end of 2024.


Last updated — June 2, 2023



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