Place Montesquieu 1/L2.08.07
MOVE-IN Postdoctoral Fellow
Legislative behavior; party politics; voting behavior.
Professional and academic career
Mihail Chiru (PhD) is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institut de Sciences Politiques Louvain-Europe, Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain). He received his PhD in Political Science from the Central European University Budapest (summa cum laude) in 2015 and has worked as a Research Director at the Median Research Centre Bucharest. He authored or co-authored more than two dozens articles which were published in international peer review journals such as Government and Opposition, Party Politics, European Union Politics, European Political Science Review, The Journal of Legislative Studies and East European Politics and Societies. He was co-investigator (with Dr. Marina Popescu) of the Romanian Candidate Study I and II – surveys of the politicians running at the 2012 and 2016 national parliamentary elections, part of The Comparative Candidate Survey (CCS). He participated in the design and implementation of medium and large scale social science projects that were funded by the EEA Financial Mechanism, the Open Society Foundation and the Romanian and Hungarian National Science Foundations.
Recent Publications (selection)
2017 'Committee Chair Selection Under High Informational and Organizational Constraints', Party Politics, forthcoming, (co-authored with S. Gherghina).
2017 'The Electoral Value Of Constituency Oriented Parliamentary Questions in Hungary and Romania', Parliamentary Affairs, forthcoming.
2017 'Cheap Talk or Proper Signaling? Styles of Campaigning and Engagement in Constituency Service', Social Science Quarterly, DOI: 10.1111/ssqu.12404
2017 'Gerrymandering and Malapportionment, Romanian Style – the 2008 Electoral System', East European Politics and Societies, 31(4): 683-703, (co-authored with Giugal, A., Johnston, R., Ciobanu, I. and Gavris, A.)
2017 'The Value of Legislative Versus Electoral Experience and Gender in Explaining Candidate List Placement Under Closed List PR', Problems of Post-Communism, 64(2): 65-78, (co-authored with Popescu, M.)
2015 ‘Early Marriages Last Longer: Pre-electoral Coalitions and Government Survival in Europe’, Government and Opposition, 50(2): 165-188.
2015 ‘Multiple Candidacies and the Role of the Lowest Electoral Tier for Individualized Campaigning’, East European Politics and Societies, 29(4): 892-914.
2014 ‘Determinants of Legislative Voting Loyalty under Different Electoral Systems: Evidence from Romania’, International Political Science Review, 35(5): 523-541, (co-authored with S. Gherghina)
|2015||PhD in Political Sciences|