Carolina Plescia , PhD

Carolina Plescia

Member of the Young Academy since 2021

  • Department of Government, University of Vienna




Research Areas:

  • Political Science





Selected Memberships:

  • Midwest Political Science Association
  • American Political Science Association
  • European Consortium of Political Research
  • Italian Political Science Association
  • Austrian Political Science Association

Selected Prizes:

  • European Research Council Starting Grant
  • ECPR Jean Blondel Prize for the best PhD thesis in Europe, European Consortium for Political Research
  • Hertha-Firnberg Programme
  • Award -Austrian Science Fund (FWF)
  • Italian Habilitation als Associate Professor
  • Gordon Smith and Vincent Wright Memorial Prize, West European Politics

Selected Publications:

  • Plescia, C., Kritzinger, S. and Oberluggauer, P. (2019). Party Competition on the Drawing Board: the 2017 Austrian Election. West European Politics, 43 (3): 639-664.
  • Plescia, C. (2016). Split-Ticket Voting in Mixed-Member Electoral Systems: A Theoretical and Methodological Investigation. Colchester: ECPR Press.
  • Plescia, C., Blais, A. and Högstrom, J. (2020). Do People Want a ‘Fairer’ Electoral System?An Experimental Study in Four Countries. European Journal of Political Research, 59(4): 733-751.
  • Plescia, C. (2019). On the Subjectivity of the Experience of Victory: Who are the Election Winners? Political Psychology, 40(4): 797-814.
  • Plescia, C., Kritzinger, S. (2021) When marriage gets hard: Intra-coalition conflict and electoral accountability. Forthcoming in Comparative Political Studies.