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NEW How crises shape circles of solidarity–COVID in Italy. Comparative Political Studies (accepted, Nov 2022).  

NEW Discovering-cooperation in international organizations. Review of International Organizations (proofs, Nov 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).

The social bases of political parties: A new measure and survey. British Journal of Political Science (online first, Feb 2022). 


New CHES articles

Revisiting party system structuration in Latin America and Europe: Economic and socio-cultural dimensions. Party Politics (online first, June 2022) 

Chapel Hill Expert Survey trend file, 1999-2019. Electoral Studies, 75 (online first, Nov 2021)

Contesting Covid: The ideological bases of partisan responses to the Covid‐19 pandemic. European Journal of Political Research (online first, Jan 2022) 


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


Cleavage theory. Handbook on EU crises (Jan 2021), pp. 173-94.
Language difference and regional authority.
Regional & Federal Studies (2021) || replication data || 2021 BEST ARTICLE PRIZE
The changing political landscape in Europe. Routledge (Oct 2020), pp.20-44.

Grand theories of European integration in the twenty first century. JEPP (Feb 2019) || 2021 EUSA BEST PAPER PRIZE


A Theory of International Organization. Oxford University Press (August 2019)


RAI-MLG || RAI-Region || RAI-Country || RAI-Indigenous || RAI-Metro ||  RAI-Rokkan 
MIA data on international authority (1950-2019 
||  IO policy scope (1950-2017) 

CHES-Europe trend data (1999-2019) || CHES Candidate survey 2019 (released Jan 22, 2021) || CHES-Latin America (released May 2022)


Gary Marks is Burton Craige Professor of Political Science at UNC-Chapel Hill and 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 and 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. He 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 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 was National Fellow at the Hoover Institution.

Gary Marks en Liesbeth.From 2021 through 2025, Gary is co-leading with Liesbet Hooghe an advanced European Research Council grant on political polarization in Western societies, hosted by the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the EUI, Florence.

His research and teaching are chiefly in comparative politics, multilevel governance, and measurement. Marks 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 2022) ||  Google scholar || UNC email || EUI email


Last updated — Oct 1, 2022



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