Michael S. Lewis-Beck

Professor Emeritus, F. Wendell Miller Distinguished Professor
345 SH
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Research Area: 
American Politics
Additional Research Areas: 
Comparative Politics
Western Europe
Political Economy

Michael S. Lewis-Beck is F. Wendell Miller Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of Iowa.  His interests are comparative elections, election forecasting, political economy, and quantitative methodology.  Professor Lewis-Beck has authored or co-authored over 240 articles and books, including Economics and Elections, The American Voter Revisited, French Presidential Elections, Forecasting Elections, The Austrian Voter, and Applied Regression. He has served as Editor of the American Journal of Political Science and of the Sage QASS series (the green monographs) in quantitative methods.  Currently he is Associate Editor of International Journal of Forecasting and of French Politics. In spring 2012, he held the position of Paul Lazersfeld University Professor at the University of Vienna. During the fall of 2012, he was Visiting Professor at Center for Citizenship and Democracy, University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Belgium.  In spring 2013, Professor Lewis-Beck was Visiting Scholar, Centennial Center, American Political Science Association, Washington, D.C.  For fall, 2014, he was Visiting Professor at LUISS University, Rome., michael-lewis-beck@uiowa.edu  


PhD University of Michigan, 1973