Michael S. Lewis-Beck

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Professor Emeritus, F. Wendell Miller Distinguished Professor
361 SH
Phone number:
(319) 335-2350

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 280 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.



PhD University of Michigan, 1973