My research focuses on voting behaviour and elections, mostly in Western Europe, Canada and the United States. I am particularly interested in the topic of party loyalty and democratic accountability and representation.


Solaz, Hector, Catherine de Vries and Roosmarijn de Geus. In-Group Loyalty and the Electoral Punishment of Corruption. [Revise and Resubmit at Comparative Political Studies]

Shorrocks, Rosalind and Roosmarijn de Geus. “How Do Citizens Develop Confidence in the European Union? The Role of Socialization Experiences.” [Revise and Resubmit at European Journal of Politics Research]

Allen Stevens, Benjamin, Md Mujahedul Islam, Roosmarijn de Geus, Jonah Goldberg, John McAndrews, Alex Mierke-Zatwarnicki, Peter John Loewen and Daniel Rubenson. “Local Candidate Effects in Canadian Elections.” [under review at the Canadian Journal of Political Science]

Work in Progress

de Geus, Roosmarijn. “Conflicted Partisans in the US: when partisans hold contradictory economic evaluations.”

de Geus, Roosmarijn. “When does party loyalty matter? A district-level analysis of the 2015 Canadian Elections.”

de Geus, Roosmarijn and Catherine de Vries. “Watergate as a quasi-experiment of democratic accountability.”