Eric Magar

Division of Social Sciences and Law
Department of Political Science

Eric Magar

Full time professor
National Researcher (Level II)

Eric Magar is Professor of Political Science at Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México. His research deals primarily with how the interaction between institutions, parties, and elections shapes bargaining strategies in systems of separation of power. A sample of his published work includes "Gubernatorial coattails in Mexican Congressional elections" in the Journal of Politics, "Partisanship in non-partisan electoral agencies and democratic compliance" (with Federico Estévez and Guillermo Rosas) in Electoral Studies, and "How much is majority status in the US Congress worth?" (with Gary Cox) in the American Political Science Review. He is currently working on a manuscript on executive-legislative relations in the Americas.

Academic Studies

BA in Political Science, ITAM
MA in Political Science, University of California, San Diego, USA
PhD in Political Science, University of California, San Diego, USA


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Topics of Interest

  • Electoral processes
  • Compared political institutions

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