Catherine Moury

Estudos Políticos
Professor Auxiliar


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Áreas de Investigação

  • Institutional change in Europe
  • Public Policy
  • Coalition governments
  • Pledge studies and democratic accountability
  • Parliamentary Opposition
  • Conditionality
  • Industrial Relations

Projectos de Investigação

  • Principal Investigator , Democracy in times of crisis: Power and Discourse in a three-level game, Project Funded by FCT, 2016-2019, 17 researchers, 198. 000 Euros.
  • Principal Investigator, The Politics of Constraint: Discursive Strategies in a Three-level Game, funded by Santander-Totta, 2017-2018.
  • Principal Investigator, Communicative Dissonance in a Three-level game, funded by FCSH-Universidade Nova, 2017-2019.
  • Principal Investigator, Political parties and Democratic Accountability: Do Portuguese parties fulfil their pledges?. Project funded by FCT, 2011-2014. 10 researchers. 133.000 Euros.

Publicações Relevantes

  • Thomson, R., Royed, T., Naurin, E., Artés, J., Costello, R., Ennser‐Jedenastik, L., Ferguson, M., Kostadinova, P., Moury, C., Pétry, F. and Praprotnik, K., 2017. The Fulfillment of Parties’ Election Pledges: A Comparative Study on the Impact of Power Sharing. American Journal of Political Science, 61(3), pp.527-542.
  • Moury, C., & Standring, A. (2017). ‘Going beyond the Troika’: Power and discourse in Portuguese austerity politics. European Journal of Political Research.
  • Fernandes, Jorge M., Florian Meinfelder, and Catherine Moury. "Wary Partners Strategic Portfolio Allocation and Coalition Governance in Parliamentary Democracies." Comparative Political Studies (2016)
  • Moury, Catherine, and Elisabetta De Giorgi. "Introduction: Conflict and consensus in Parliament during the economic crisis." The Journal of Legislative Studies 21.1 (2015): 1-13.
  • Freire, André, Eftichia Teperoglou, and Catherine Moury. "Awakening the sleeping giant in Greece and Portugal? Elites' and voters' attitudes towards EU integration in difficult economic times." South European Society and Politics 19.4 (2014): 477-499.
  • Héritier, Adrienne, et al. Changing Rules of Delegation: A contest for power in Comitology. Oxford University Press, 2013.
  • Moury, Catherine. Coalition Government and Party Mandate: How coalition agreements constrain ministerial action. Routledge, 2013.
  • Moury, Catherine, and André Freire. "Austerity policies and politics: the case of Portugal." Pôle Sud 2 (2013): 35-56.
  • Moury, Catherine, and Adrienne Héritier. "Shifting competences and changing preferences: the case of delegation to comitology." Journal of European Public Policy 19.9 (2012): 1316-1335.
  • Héritier, Adrienne, and Catherine Moury. "Contested delegation: the impact of co-decision on comitology." West European Politics 34.1 (2011): 145-166.
  • Héritier, Adrienne, and Catherine Moury. "Contested delegation: the impact of co-decision on comitology." West European Politics 34.1 (2011): 145-166.
  • Moury, Catherine. "Italian coalitions and electoral promises: assessing the democratic performance of the Prodi I and Berlusconi II governments." Modern Italy 16.1 (2011): 35-50.
  • Moury, Catherine. "Coalition agreement and party mandate: How coalition agreements constrain the ministers." Party Politics (2010).
  • Moury, Catherine. "Explaining the European Parliament's right to appoint and invest the commission." West European Politics 30.2 (2007): 367-391.
  • Timmermans, Arco, and Catherine Moury. "Coalition governance in Belgium and The Netherlands: Rising government stability against all electoral odds." Acta Politica 41.4 (2006): 163-179.

Experiência Profissional Relevante

  • Senior Lecturer in Political Sciences (with tenure), FCSH, NOVA University, 2012 -
  • Director of the Summer School on Drug policies, in collaboration with the European agency EMCCDA, ISCTE-IUL. 2012 -
  • Advanced Research Fellow, Centro de Investigação e Estudos de Sociologia, 2006 – 2012
  • Guest Assistant Professor of Political Science (30%), ISCTE-IUL, 2010- 2012
  • Guest Assistant Professor of Political Science (10%), New University of Lisbon, 2009-2012
  • Director of the PhD in Public Policies, ISCTE-IUL, September 2010, -2012

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