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Erik R. Tillman

  • Associate Professor and Faculty Advisor, Model United Nations
  • PhD, Emory University

  • Political Science
  • Faculty
  • Comparative politics; West European politics; international relations
  • 773-325-4131


Erik Tillman joined the DePaul faculty in 2010.  He teaches courses about West European politics, the European Union, elections and public opinion, political psychology, and political economy.  Erik is working on a project examining public attitudes towards the European Union and their effects on national politics.  His prior research studied the effects of the economy on political party support and voter participation.  Erik has published articles in leading peer-review journals, including the Journal of Politics, Comparative Political Studies, Political Research Quarterly, and European Union Politics.

Recent Publications

Authoritarianism and Citizen Attitudes Towards European Integration, European Union Politics, volume 14, issue 4 (2013): 566-89.

Support for the Euro, Political Knowledge, and Voting Behavior in the 2001 and 2005 UK General Elections, European Union Politics, volume 13, issue 3 (2012): 367-89.

Clarity of Responsibility Beyond the Pocketbook: How Political Institutions Condition EU Issue Voting, Comparative Political Studies, volume 44, issue 3 (2011): 339-63 (with Catherine E. de Vries & Erica E. Edwards).

European Union Issue Voting in East and West Europe: The Role of Political Context, Comparative European Politics, volume 9, issue 1: 1-17 (with Catherine E. de Vries).