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Josephine Andrews

Josephine Andrews

Associate Professor

681 Kerr Hall 681 Kerr Hall
Department of Political Science
University of California, Davis
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616

Office Hours for Winter 2016 :

  • Thursdays 11:30 - 1:30



Ph.D., Government, Harvard University. 1997
M.A., Political Science, New York University, 1988
B.A., English, Stanford University. 1982



“Institutions and the Stabilization of Party Systems in the New Democracies of Central and Eastern Europe”, co-authored with Richard L. Bairett, Jr. Electoral Studies, June 2013, Vol. 33, pp. 307-321.

“Institutional Design and the Strength of Legislatures in Central and Eastern Europe.” Oxford Handbook of Legislative Studies.  2014

When Majorities Fail: The Russian Parliament, 1990-1993, Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Current research:  Implications of executive structure and strength on corruption.  Using an original index of executive power that rates presidents and prime ministers, Andrews and Bairett are studying the implications of executive structure and strength on democratic performance in Europe.  Adapting coding from the Comparative Constitutions Project, Andrews and Montinola are studying the relationship between executive structure and strength and corruption in emerging democracies.

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