Legislative Member Organizations as Social Networks in the United States and the European Union

Authors

ringe@wisc.edu_thumb_smallNils Ringe is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. His research and teaching interests are European Union politics (in particular the institutions of the EU), political institutions, legislatures, social networks, political parties, and interest groups. His previous book, Who Decides, and How? Preferences, Uncertainty, and Policy Choice in the European Parliament, was published in 2010 by Oxford University Press. Other research has been published in the American Journal of Political Science, the British Journal of Political Science, European Union Politics, the European Journal of Political Research, and American Politics Research.

Jennifer VictorJennifer Nicoll Victor is an Assistant Professor in George Mason University’s Department of Public and International Affairs. She researches and teaches topics related to institutions of American politics, specifically the U.S. Congress, interest groups and lobbying, legislative policy making, and social networks. Her research has been published in the American Journal of Political Science, the British Journal of Political Science, P.S.: Politics & Political Science, and American Politics Research.