Matthew Bergman

Matthew Bergman

Teaching Areas

  • Comparative Politics and Public Policy
  • European Politics and Economics
  • Research Methods and Legal Reasoning

Research Interests

  • Voting and Party Behavior
  • Public Opinion on Public Policy
  • Populism and Mistrust

Matthew E Bergman earned his PhD at UCSD focusing on comparative political economy and voting behavior in Europe. Before this he worked as a high school Physics, Calculus, and Chemistry teacher in Glendale, Arizona. He was the founding director of the Krinsk-Houston Law & Politics Initiative at UCSD and enjoyed connecting current students with the local legal and policy-making communities.

Before Marymount, he worked for three years at the University of Vienna with the project “Strong versus Weak Governments and the Challenge of Economic Reforms.” He has published several articles related to Italian politics and voting behavior, party competition, and the effects that electoral systems have on party behavior.

Academics - Marymount University