Department of Political Science

College of Letters & Science

Scott Gehlbach

Comparative Politics
Political Methodology
Research Interests: 
Political Economy, nondemocratic politics, Russia and postcommunist region
Office Location: 
201C North Hall
Office Hours: 
By appointment
(608) 263-2391



Scott Gehlbach, Konstantin Sonin & Milan Svloik "Formal Models of Nondemocratic Politics." 2016. Annual Review of Political Science. 19:565-84

Evgeny Finkel, Scott Gehlbach, and Tricia Olsen. 2015. "Does Reform Prevent Rebellion? Evidence from Russia's Emancipation of the Serfs." Comparative Political Studies. 48(8):984-1019. 

Scott Gehlbach, "The Fallacy of Multiple Methods," Comparative Politics Newsletter. 2015

Scott Gehlbach and Alberto Simpser. 2015. "Electoral Manipulation as Bureaucratic Control." American Journal of Political Science. 59(1):212-224.

Scott Gehlbach and John S. Earle. “The Productivity Consequences of Political Turnover.” American Journal of Political Science. 59(3):708-723.