Chatham University

Political Science Faculty and Staff

David Rossbach

David Rossbach
Associate Professor of Political Science
Hometown : Mazomanie, WI
Joined Chatham : 2009

Academic Areas of Interest

European Union expansion, post-communist politics, Turkish politics, mass public opinion,


  • Ph.D., Texas A&M University (College Station, TX), 2008
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin - Whitewater (Whitewater, WI), 1999


  • Rossbach, David. 2016. “Vertrauen, Autoritarismus und die transatlantischen Beziehungen.” in Europa und die neue Weltunordnung: Analysen und Positionen zur europaischen Aussen- und Sicherheitpolitik. Heinrich Boll Stiftung: Berlin.
  • Rossbach, David. 2016. “Does German Austerity Travel? Baltic States’ Reactions to the Euro Crisis.” In Jürgen Habermas and the European Economic Crisis: Cosmopolitanism Reconsidered. Thomas O. Haakenson, Gaspare Genna and Ian W. Wilson (eds). New York: Routledge Press.
  • Rossbach, David. 2016. “Domestic Institutions and Regional Representation in the European Union: The Case of Austria.” Regional and Federal Studies. (currently available at:
  • Johnson, Tyler and David Rossbach. 2015. “Foreign Affairs, Domestic Attention: Explaining American Media Coverage of the European Financial Crisis." Social Sciences Quarterly 96 (5) p. 1328 – 1347.
  • Rossbach, David. 2013. “Institutional Barriers to European Identity.” German Studies Review 36 (1) p. 125 – 127.
  • Rossbach, David. 2009. “Individual Perceptions of Democracy in Post-Communist Europe and Support for the European Union.” In Integration and Identity: Immigration Challenges and Transatlantic Answers. Michael Meimeth, John Robertson and Susanne Talmon (eds). Nomos Verlang – ASKO EUROPA Press.
  • Harmel, Robert, Wei Shan and David O. Rossbach. 2008. “Do Party Leaders Matter?: Impacts of Leader Change on Party Change.” In Partier og partisystemer i forandring. Festskrift til Lars Bille [Changing Parties and Party Systems. A Festschrift to Lars Bille]. Karina Kosiara-Pedersen & Peter Kurrild-Klitgaard (eds.) Odense: Odense Universitetsforlag [Odense University Press]


  • 2012 Fulbright German Studies Seminar, Fulbright Commission