The University of Chicago – Associate Professor of Political Science, 2014–Present
University of Notre Dame – Associate Professor of Political Science, 2013–2014
University of Notre Dame – Assistant Professor of Political Science, 2008–2013
Rice University – Assistant Professor of Political Science, July 2005–June 2008
Columbia University – Ph.D., Political Science, 2005
Columbia University – M.Phil., Political Science, 2003
Columbia University – M.A., Political Science, 2001
Warsaw University – M.A., Sociology and Philosophy, 1999
Princeton University – Visiting Associate Research Scholar at the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics, Woodrow Wilson School: July 2011–June 2012
Harvard University – Harvard Academy Scholar at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, August 2006–July 2007 & January 2009–December 2009.
Nalepa, Monika. 2010. Skeletons in the Closet: Transitional Justice in Post-Communist Europe, Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics, Cambridge University Press.
*Co-winner of APSA’s 2011 Best Book Award in the Comparative Democratization Section
*Co-winner of APSA’s 2012 Leon D. Epstein Outstanding Book Award (awarded by the Political Organizations and Parties Section)
Kaminski, Marek, Monika Nalepa, and Barry O'Neil. 2006. Special Issue of the Journal of Conflict Resolution: Transitional Justice: 50(3).
REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES
Monika Nalepa. 2016 "Agenda Setting: the Third Pathway to Voting Unity. Evidence from the Polish Parliament" (forthcoming in Studies in Logic, Grammar and Rhetoric).
Monika Nalepa. 2016. "Party Institutionalization and Legislative Organization: The Evolution of Agenda Power in the Polish Parliament." The Journal of Comparative Politics 48(3):353-372.
Nalepa, Monika and Emilia Powell. 2015. "The Role of Domestic Opposition and International Justice Regimes in Peaceful Transitions of Power." Journal of Conflict Resolution 60(7) 1191-1218.
Kaminski Marek M. and Monika Nalepa. 2014. "A Model of Strategic Preemption: Why Do Post Communists Hurts Themselves?" Decyzje 21(2): 31-65.
Nalepa, Monika. 2012. "Tolerating Mistakes: How do popular perceptions of procedural fairness affect demand for transitional justice?" Journal of Conflict Resolution 56 (3): 490–515.
Nalepa, Monika. 2012. "Reconciliation, Refugee Returns, and the Impact of International Criminal Justice: The Case of Bosnia and Herzegovina." NOMOS, Proceedings of the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy. v.51, eds. Melissa Williams & Rosemary Nagy, New York, New York University Press.
Nalepa, Monika. 2010. "Captured Commitments: An Analytic Narrative Approach to Transitions with Transitional Justice." World Politics 62(2): 341–80.
Nalepa, Monika. 2009. "Lustration and Survival of Parliamentary Parties." Taiwan Journal of Democracy 5(2): 45–68.
Nalepa, Monika. 2008. "Punish All Perpetrators or Protect the Innocent? Comparing Systems of Transitional Justice." Journal of Theoretical Politics 20(2): 221–45.
Kaminski, Marek M. and Monika Nalepa. 2006. "Judging Transitional Justice: A New Criterion for Evaluating Truth Revelation Procedures." Journal of Conflict Resolution 50(3): 283–408.
Kaminski, Marek M. and Monika Nalepa and Barry O’Neill. 2006. "Strategic and Normative Aspects of Transitional Justice." Journal of Conflict Resolution 50(3): 295–303.
Nalepa, Monika. 2015. "The Institutional Context of Transitional Justice." In Handbook of Comparative Political Institutions, eds. Jennifer Gandhi and Ruben Ruiz-Rufino, London: Routledge.
Nalepa, Monika. 2012. "Critical Dialog [between authors of Skeletons in the Closet: Transitional Justice in Post-Communist Europe and James L. Gibson Overcoming Historical Injustices: Land Reconciliation in South Africa In Perspectives on Politics 10(2).
Nalepa, Monika. 2012. "Lustration" In Cambridge Encyclopedia of Transitional Justice, eds. Lavinia Stan and Nadia Nedelsky. New York: Cambridge University Press,
Nalepa, Monika. 2012. "Institute for National Remembrance." Cambridge Encyclopedia of Transitional Justice, New York: Cambridge University Press, eds. Lavinia Stan and Nadia Nedelsky.
Nalepa, Monika. 2012. "Poland." In Cambridge Encyclopedia of Transitional Justice, New York: Cambridge University Press, eds. Lavinia Stan and Nadia Nedelsky.
Nalepa, Monika. 2010. "The Origins of Competing Claims to Land in East Central Europe: In-kind Restitution as a Problem of Fair Division." In Distributive Justice in Transitions, eds. Morten Bergsmo, César Rodriguez-Garavito, Pablo Kalmanovitz and Maria Paula Saffon. Oslo, Norway: PRIO Forum for International Criminal and Humanitarian Law Publication, Series 6.
Nalepa, Monika. 2012. "Lustration as a Trust-Building Mechanism? Transitional Justice in Poland." In Effectiveness of the Accountability Mechanisms in Eastern Europe and Latin America, eds. Monica Serrano and Vesselin Popovski. New York: United Nations University Press.
Nalepa, Monika. 2009. "Lustration." In The Pursuit of International Criminal Justice: A World Survey on Conflicts, Victimization, and Post-Conflict Justice, ed. M. Cherif Bassiouni. Belgium: Intersentia.
Nalepa, Monika. 2009. "Infiltration as Insurance: Committing to Democratization and Committing Peace." In Law in Peace Negotiations, eds. Morten Bergsmo and Pablo Kalmanovitz. Oslo, Norway: PRIO Forum for International Criminal and Humanitarian Law Publication, Series 4 (Reprinted as 2010. Law in Peace Negotiations, ed. Morten Bergsmo Torkel Opsahl. Norway: Academic EPublisher).
Kaminski, Marek M. and Monika Nalepa. 2004. "Learning to Manipulate Electoral Rules," In Handbook of Electoral System Choice, ed. Josep Colomer. London: Palgrave-Macmillan.
PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS IN POLISH
Nalepa, Monika. "Sprawiedliwość jako pojęcie transcendentalne: Immanuela Kanta i Simone Weil wyobrażenie o warunkach umożliwiających życie polityczne." Przegląd Humanistyczny 42.4 (349) (1998).
Nalepa, Monika. "Johns Rawlsa Liberalizm bez Ideologii." Przegląd filozoficzny-Nowa Seria 24 (4): 99-121 (1997).
Nalepa, Monika. Forthcoming. "Petai, Eva Clarita and Vello Petai. Transitional and Retrospective Justice in the Baltic States." Slavic Review.
Nalepa, Monika. Winter 2008–2009. "Payne, L. A. Unsettling accounts: neither truth nor reconciliation in confessions of state violence." Political Science Quarterly 12(3–4): 724–725.
Nalepa, Monika. 2007. "Dimitrov V., Goetz K., and Wollmann H. Governing After Communism. Institutions and Policymaking." Comparative Political Studies 40 (8): 1022–1025.
MANUSCRIPTS UNDER REVIEW
Ang, Milena and Monika Nalepa. 2017 “Secret Authoritarian Legacies, Transitional Justice, and the Quality of Representation.”
Nalepa, Monika and Grigore Pop-Eleches. 2017 “Church Infiltration and Anti-Communist Resistance. Survey Evidence from Communist Poland.”
Carroll, Royce and Nalepa, Monika. 2017 “When does the Personal Vote Matter for Party Loyalty? The Conditional Effects of Candidate-Centered Electoral Systems.”
Carroll, Royce and Nalepa, Monika. 2017 “Electoral Systems and Programmatic Parties: The Institutional Underpinnings of Parties' Ideological Cohesion.”
AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS
2012 Leon D. Epstein Outstanding Book Award from the Party Organization and Parties Section of the APSA
2011 Best Book Award from the Comparative Democratization Section of the APSA
2007 Best EITM Poster Presentation awarded a the Midwest Political Science Association Meeting
GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
National Science Foundation Award # 1658170 for Transitional Justice and the Quality of Representation
Center for International Social Science Research Faculty Research Grant (24,000)
Pozen Family Human Rights Center Faculty Research Grant (17,000)
Henckels Lecture Series Grant from Institute for Studies in Liberal Arts for Workshop on Ideal Point Estimation, February 2011
Kellogg Institute, Nanovic Institute, and Institute for Studies in Liberal Arts Research Grants (for travel to Poland and data collection) totaling $29,000 over 2009–2011
Clogg Scholarship from APSA Methods Group for ICPSR training, University of Michigan, June–July 2003
Scholarship for Attending the NSF Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models Workshop at the University of Michigan, June 2006
National Science Foundation, (DIG SES-03-1836) for fieldwork in Europe, AY 2003-2004
Jennings Randolph Peace Scholar Dissertation Award, AY 2004–2005
INVITED TALKS (last five years)
University of Virginia, February 6, 2017
Duke University, February 1, 2017
Constitutionalizing Transitional Justice: International Symposium on Post-Atrocity Constitution-making and Constitutional Courts, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, November 10, 2016
Priorat, Barcelona, Workshop in Formal Political Theory, July 9, 2016
Visions in Methodology, University of California at Davis, May 19, 2016
George Washington University, April 18, 2016
University of Wisconsin at Madison, WI, December 3, 2015
Emory University, Atlanta, GA, April 21, 2015
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, MI, March 20, 2015
Washington University in St Louis, Second Annual Formal Theory & Comparative Politics Conference, St Louis, MO, October 18-19, 2014
University of California at Los Angeles, CA, Comparative Politics Colloquium, January 31, 2014
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, "Wither Eastern Europe" Workshop, January 10, 2014
Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, Political Parties Working Group, October 15, 2013
Western Michigan University, Niles, MI, George Klein Lecture, March 19, 2013
The University of Chicago, Comparative Politics Colloquium, January 9, 2013
University of Uppsala, Skytte Workshop, October 18–19, 2012
Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models, Princeton University, June 22, 2012
Princeton University, Center for the Study of Democratic Politics, May 3, 2012
PhD STUDENT PLACEMENT