Anthony Ocepek

Anthony is currently pursuing a PhD in Political Science, with a concentration in Comparative Politics and International Relations. His current research primarily focuses on European political parties and the linkages between their voting base and subsequent policy preferences and outcomes. Additionally, he examines the interaction of these political parties at both the national government and the European Union levels. Anthony has an extensive teaching portfolio of undergraduate courses in Comparative Politics, World Politics, Globalization, International Organizations, and the Politics of the European Union, as both the instructor of record and as a teaching assistant. Throughout his graduate studies, Anthony has held several leadership and mentorship roles for both undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Pittsburgh.

Education & Training

  • MA, Political Science, University of Pittsburgh, 2016
  • MA, International Affairs, Marquette University, 2011
  • BA, International Economics & Cultural Affairs, French, Valparaiso University, 2009

Research Interest Summary

European Political Parties and Party Systems, European Integration and the European Union, Political Representation, Vote Preferences & Vote Choice


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