University of Illinois at Chicago

Petia Kostadinova

Associate Professor (Political science; Communication and media studies)

Chicago, IL


  • Loyal agent or shirking partner: understanding the policy goals of national ministers in the Council of the European Union
  • Review of Arjen van Dalen, Helle Svensson, Antonis Kalogeropoulos
  • Parties in Government
  • Reforming social policy to meet Lisbon Strategy goals: comparing ‘new’ and ‘old’ Europe
  • Use of Sources in Newspaper Coverage of the 2009 Bulgarian Parliamentary Elections
  • Media in the New Democracies of Postcommunist Eastern Europe
  • Influential News: Impact of Print Media Reports on the Fulfillment of Election Promises
  • Measuring Elusive Concepts in Post-Communist Environment: Parties and Voters in Mandate Democracy
  • Bulgaria's Democratic Institutions at Thirty
  • Chapter 16. Bulgaria
  • A responsive relationship? setting the political agenda in the European Union
  • Party Promises, Voter Understanding, and Mandate Responsiveness in East European Politics
  • Social Policy Arrangements across Europe : Continuing Disparities between Social Models in the EU ?
  • The 2014 parliamentary elections in Bulgaria
  • The 2013 parliamentary elections in Bulgaria
  • Communicating policy change: Media framing of economic news in post-communist Bulgaria
  • Democratic performance in post-communist Bulgaria: election pledges and levels of fulfillment, 1997–2005
  • Identifying Antecedents of the Strategic Game Frame
  • Neo-Liberal Supraterritoriality? The Impact of Economic Liberalization on Globalization in Central and Eastern Europe
  • Party pledges in the news
  • Political Blackmail, Institutional Infighting, and Electoral Politics: The Fate of Governing Parties during the Great Recession (2008-12) in Romania and Bulgaria
  • Improving the Transparency and Accountability of EU Institutions: The Impact of the Office of the European Ombudsman
  • The Fulfillment of Parties’ Election Pledges: A Comparative Study on the Impact of Power Sharing
  • Capturing the legislative priorities of transnational Europarties and the European Commission: A pledge approach
  • Europarties’ election pledges and European Commission legislative priorities: An assessment of their overlap
  • Bulgarian political parties and European integration: from anticommunism to Euroscepticism
  • Media in the New Democracies of Post-Communist Eastern Europe
  • Bulgaria

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