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Dr. Matthew Loveless

Ph.D. in Political Science: Comparative Politics and Quantitative Methodology (Indiana University - Bloomington)

Jean Monnet Fellow: Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute (Florence, Italy)

Co-Director and Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Research and Social Progress

Fellow at the Rimini Center for Economic Analysis (Italy)

Emailm2loveless@gmail.com 


Recent Publications:

Downes, James and Matthew Loveless. forthcoming. “Centre Right and Radical Right Party Competition in Europe: Strategic Emphasis on Immigration, Anti-Incumbency, and Economic Crisis” Electoral Studies  

Kathryn Simpson and Matthew Loveless. 2017. “Another chance? Concerns about inequality, support for the European Union and further European integration” Journal of European Public Policy, 24(7): 1069-1089 DOI: 10.1080/13501763.2016.1170872

Jebril, Nael and Matthew Loveless. 2017. “Media audiences and media consumption during political transitions: The case of Egypt” Interactions: Studies in Communication & Culture 8(2-3): 151-68. 

Loveless, Matthew. 2016. “Inequality and Support for Political Engagement in New Democracies” Europe-Asia Studies 68(6): 1003-1019. DOI: 10.1080/09668136.2016.1203865

Binelli, Chiara and Matthew Loveless. 2016. The Urban-Rural Divide: Perceptions of Income and Social Inequality in Central and Eastern Europe” The Economics of Transition 24(2): 211–231. DOI: 10.1111/ecot.12087

Loveless, Matthew. 2016. "How Individuals’ Perceptions of Inequality May Affect Their Perceptions of Corruption: A Challenge to New Democracies” in John A. Bishop and Juan Gabriel Rodriguez (eds.) Inequality after the 20th Century: Papers from the Sixth ECINEQ Meeting: Research on Economic Inequality Series (Vol 24). Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., London. pp 247-270. 

Loveless, Matthew. 2015. “Institutions and Media Use in Democratizing Countries: The Czech-Slovak Case as a Quasi-Experiment” International Journal of Communication 9(21): 2601-2621.

Binelli, Chiara, Matthew Loveless, and Stephen Whitefield. 2015.What Is Social Inequality and Why Does it Matter? Evidence from Central and Eastern EuropeWorld Development 70: 239-248.

Jebril, Nael, Matthew Loveless, and Václav Štětka. 2015. “Media and Democratisation: Challenges for an Emerging Sub-fieldMedijske Studije/Media Studies 6(11): 84-98.

Loveless, Matthew. 2015. “Contextualizing Media Behavior: Media Environments and Individuals’ Media Use in the European UnionCentral European Journal of Communication 8(1:14):112-131.

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See below for a PDF copy of my CV



Updates & News:

Loveless, Matthew and Chiara Binelli. "‘Getting it Right’: Perceptions of Income Inequality  in the United States and the United Kingdom" to be presented at the European Political Science Association Annual Conference 2018: Vienna, 21-23 June 2018.

Loveless, Matthew. "Politicizing Perceptions: The Power of Parties, Elites, and Mass Media in Shaping Citizens’ Support for the European Union” to be presented at the European Political Science Association Annual Conference 2018: Vienna, 21-23 June 2018.

Loveless, Matthew. 2018. “Politicizing Citizens’ Economic Evaluations: Partisans ‘Cheer-leading’ and ‘Partisan Jeer-leading’” to be presented at the Italian Political Science Association Conference: Torino (Italy) 6-8 September.

Loveless, Matthew and Chiara Binelli. 2018. “Individuals’ Perceptions of Income Inequality in the United States and the United Kingdom: An Individual and Contextual Approach” EPSAnet Italia Conference: Florence (Italy):13-15 September

Loveless, Matthew. 2018. : Invited Lecture “How can European institutions and their decisions acquire greater legitimacy in the citizen’s eyes” Conversations for the Future of Europe, European University Institute 22 May 2018. 

Loveless, Matthew. 2018. Invited Lecture: "Misperceptions of Macro-economic Phenomena: Bias, Motivation, and the Challenge of  'Getting it Right' Jean Blondel Seminar at the Centre for the Study of Political Change (CIRCaP): the University of Siena: 13 February 2018.

Blog: European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) hosted at the London School of Economics: “Do centre-right parties win back votes from the far right by talking about immigration?” 3 January 2018 (here)

Blog: http://www.democraticaudit.com/: “Do centre-right parties win back votes from the far right by talking about immigration?” 27 November 2017 (here)

Loveless, Matthew. 2017. “Politicizing Perceptions: The Power of Parties, Elites and Mass Media in Shaping Citizens’ Support for the EU” Schuman Centre Seminar Series: A Europe in Flux: Populism, Perspectives and Perceptions, European University Institute. 22 November.

Blog: www.parliamentstreet.org: “Beyond the Far Right?” 21 November 2017. (here)

Loveless, Matthew. 2017."‘Getting it Right’: Perceptions of Inequality in the US and the UK" 24 October: European University Institute, School of Political Science

Research featured on National Public Radio’s Academic Minute. 24 October 2017. (listen here)

Loveless, Matthew and Chiara Binelli. “Misperceptions of Macro-Economic Context: Income Inequality in the United States and the United Kingdom” invited lecture at the Department of Economics, University of Milan-Bicocca. 10 October 2017.

Guest Editor: Interactions: Studies in Communication and Culture: Societies in Flux: Media, Democratisation, and Political Socialization 8(2-3, 2017): 151-68 (w/ N. Jebril and J. Matthews)

Loveless, Matthew, “Voting Behavior and Perceptions of Macro-economic Context” invited lecture at the Scuola di Economia e Scienze Politiche, University of Padova (Italy). 10 May 2017.

Morgan-Jones, Edward and Matthew Loveless. “Constitutional Rules and Citizen Evaluations: Do constitutional rules governing early election calling shape perceptions of democratic quality?” to be presented at the 2017 European Political Science Association Annual Conference: Milan (Italy): 22-24 June 2017.  

3 Papers accepted to the Midwest Political Science Association Annual meeting in Chicago, IL (USA): 6-9 April 2017.

Invited Guest Editor of Interactions: Studies in Communication and Culture (September 2017)

Associate Editor of Social Justice Research: 2016 - present

Founded the Center for Research and Social Progress 

Loveless, Matthew, Stephen Whitefield, and James Downes. "Left, Right, and Center: Party Appeals and Performance in Europe at the Onset of the 2008 Economic Crisis." Paper presented at the Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, University of Ghent Political Psychology Workshop (Belgium): 10-11 June 2015.

Loveless, Matthew, Stephen Whitefield , and James Downes. “Left, Right, and Center: Inequality, Nationalism, and Party Performance in Europe” presented at the MPSA Annual Conference. Chicago, IL (USA): 16-19 April 2015.

Loveless, Matthew and Chiara Binelli. “‘Getting it Right’: Explaining Individuals’ Perceptions of National-level Income Inequality in the United Kingdom” Winter School on Inequality and Social Welfare Theory (IT10). University of Verona, Alba di Canazei (Italy), 12-15 January 2015.

British Election Study User Content Contribution for 2014 Module: UK Voters’ Perceptions of Income Inequality (with Chiara Binelli).

Jebril, Nael, Matthew Loveless, and Václav Štětka. Media and Democratisation: Challenges for an Emerging Sub-field” Complex Evolutions: Media and Democratization in Contemporary Asia; St Antony’s College, University of   Oxford: 5-6 Sept 2014.

Jebril, Nael and Matthew Loveless. New Media Audiences in Egypt: Individual Media Consumption after the Arab Spring” to be presented at Social Media and Social Movements, St. Petersburg (Russia): 18-19 September 2014 and Social Media in a Changing Media Environment: Lessons from the Arab World (Tunisia): 16-18 October 2014

with Chiara Binelli. The Urban-Rural Divide: Perceptions of Inequality in Central and Eastern Europe” Working Paper at the Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis (WP_14)

Organized and participated in the University of KentWorkshop in Political Psychology (with Aleksandra Cichocka, School of Psychology); 8 May 2014 - Canterbury, UK 

Loveless, Matthew, Beliefs about Inequality: A Micro-model of Inequality and Political Participation to be presented at the European Consortium for Political Research General Conference: Glasgow: 3-6 Sept 2014

Organized session (4 panels): Political (Dis)Engagement: Inequality as a Challenge to Democracy” for the European Consortium for Political Research General Conference: Glasgow: 3-6 Sept 2014. with Sonja Zmerli.

Loveless, Matthew, and Stephen Whitefield. Left, Right, and Center: Citizens’ Perceptions of Inequality and the Polarization of Politics in Europe” to be presented at the American Political Science Association Annual Meeting. Washington, DC 28   -31 Aug 2014.

Devellennes, Charles and Matthew Loveless, “Are Atheists (the non-religious) More Politically Tolerant than the Religious?”  FLACSO-ISA Joint International Conference, Buenos Aires, 24 July 2014.

Nael Jebril and Matthew Loveless "Individual Media Consumption and Political Transition: Evidence from Egypt" to be presented at the Mid-west Political Science Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL: 3 -6 April 2014.

Loveless, Matthew. Perceptions versus Reality: A Micro-model of Inequality and Political Engagement to be presented at the Mid-west Political Science Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL: 3 -6 April 2014. 

Loveless, Matthew. Perceptions versus Reality: A Micro-model of Inequality and Political Engagement invited lecture at Department of Psychology, University of Kent. 5 November 2013.

Loveless, Matthew. “What is Social Inequality and Why Does it Matter?" invited lecture at University of Sheffield, UK. 19 October 2013.

Jebril, Nael, Vaclav Stetka, and Matthew Loveless. 2013. What is known about the Role of Mass Media in Transitions to Democracy? Reuters Institute; University of Oxford (UK)

Member of the Oxford-based initiative of a Quantitative Methods Network for teachers of QM in the UK - sponsored by the UK’s Political Science Association (PSA)

Interviewed for "Socioeconomic and Sociocultural Trends in Europe Towards 2020-2025" (PI: Jean-François Doulet, Professor, University of Paris), research sponsored by Renault Consumer Knowledge Department (based on experts interviews).

Organized panel: “Dismantling Democracy: The Challenge of Inequality to Political Engagement” for the European Consortium for Political Research General Conference: Bordeaux, France: 4-7 Sept 2013. Chaired with Dr. Sonja Zmerli. 

Completed Applied Multilevel Modelling – National Centre of Research Methods (NCRM) and Courses in Applied Social Statistics (CASS): University of Southampton, 23-25 January 2013.


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Matt Loveless,
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