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Curriculum Vitae Dr. Crepaz received his Ph. His research interests include the effects of formal political institutions on policy outcomes, the effect of immigration on the European welfare state project and identity of Europeans, the impact of globalization on the viability of the state, the logic of comparative analysis, the politics and economics of advanced industrialized democracies, the process of European Union integration, and the effects of parties and interest groups on a wide range of policy outcomes.

He teaches classes in comparative methods, research design, determinants of political development, introduction to comparative analysis, and politics and economics of postindustrial societies. His recent articles have appeared in journals such as Social Science Quarterly , and Comparative Politics Education Ph. He received his Ph.

He has widely published in the areas of corporatism, the impact of veto points on a variety of political and economic outcomes, Austrian politics, environmental politics, and how political institutions mediate the effects of globalization. More recently he has turned his attention to issues of immigration, identity and the viability of European welfare states.

His research is centered on the question whether publics in modern societies are willing to continue funding the welfare state if they perceive that a large percentage of their tax money is going to people who are different from themselves. His latest work is centered on discriminating between types of interpersonal trust, such as primordial and cosmopolitan trust, the relationships between the two and whether they have predictable and systematic impacts on nativism, civicness, political participation, environmental attitudes, and the provision of public goods in general.

He is also on the editorial board of the Journal of Public Policy. This program contains an intensive service learning component in which students are exposed to the daily life of people in a poor South African township and are also active in a school that caters to the children of agricultural workers in rural areas.


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