Ora John Reuter

Assistant Professor of Political Science - University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Peer-reviewed Articles:

Who’s to Blame? Political Centralization and Electoral Punishment under Authoritarianism   (Forthcoming) with Quintin Beazer,
Journal of Politics.

Performance Incentives under Autocracy:  Evidence from Russia’s Regions   (Forthcoming) with Noah Buckley, Comparative Politics.

Hitting Them with Carrots: Voter Intimidation and Vote Buying in Russia (Forthcoming) with Timothy Frye and David Szakonyi,
British Journal of Political Science

Is Putin’s Popularity Real? (2017) with Timothy Frye, Scott Gehlbach, and Kyle Marquadt, Post-Soviet Affairs.

Local Elections in Authoritarian Regimes: An Elite-Based Theory with Evidence from Russian Mayoral Elections (2016) with Noah Buckley, Guzel Garifullina, and Alexandra Shubenkova,
Comparative Political Studies

Legislatures, Cooptation, and Social Protest in Contemporary Authoritarian Regimes (2015) with Graeme Robertson, Journal of Politics

Online Social Media and Political Awareness in Authoritarian Regimes (2015) with David Szakonyi, British Journal of Political Science.
Supplementary Appendix

Elections, Appointments, and Human Capital: The Case of Russian Mayors (2014) with Buckley, Noah, Guzel Garifullina, and Alexandra Shubenkova, Demokratizatsiya

Political Machines at Work: Voter Mobilization and Electoral Subversion in the Workplace (2014) with Timothy Frye and David Szakonyi,
World Politics

The Political Economy of Russian Gubernatorial Election and Appointment (2014) with Noah Buckley, Guzel Garifullina, and Timothy Frye, Europe-Asia Studies

Dominant Party Rule and Legislative Leadership in Authoritarian Regimes (2014) with Rostislav Turovsky, Party Politics.

Regional Patrons and Hegemonic Party Electoral Performance (2013) Post-Soviet Affairs
Erratum

The Incentives for Pre-electoral Coalitions in Non-Democratic Elections (2013) with Jennifer Gandhi,  Democratization

Sub-national Appointments in Authoritarian Regimes: Evidence from Russian Gubernatorial Appointments (2012) with Graeme Robertson, Journal of Politics.

Economic Performance and Elite Defection from Hegemonic Parties (2011) with Jennifer Gandhi, British Journal of Political Science.

The Politics of Dominant Party Formation: United Russia and Russia’s Governors (2010) Europe-Asia Studies

Dominant Party Regimes and the Commitment Problem: the Case of United Russia (2009) with Thomas Remington
Comparative Political Studies

 Selected Working Papers:

Vote Brokers, Clientelist Appeals, and Voter Turnout: Evidence from Russia and Venezuela with Timothy Frye and David Szakonyi

Elite Defection under Autocracy: Evidence from Russia with David Szakonyi

Getting the Opposition Together: Protest Coordination in Authoritarian Regimes with David Armstrong and Graeme Robertson.

 

 

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