Timothy Hellwig is the academic director of the IU Europe Gateway Office.
He is Professor of Political Science at Indiana University. He holds a B.A. from St. Cloud State University, an M.A. from American University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. He has been a researcher at the International Foundation for Election Systems, on the faculty at the University of Houston, and a visiting researcher at the Australian National University, Gothenburg University, and the University of Essex. He previously served as Director of the Institute for European Studies in Indiana University's School of Global and International Studies. His interests are in comparative political economy, political behavior, European politics, public policy, and research methods. He is author of Globalization and Mass Politics: Retaining the Room to Maneuver (Cambridge University Press), and his work appears in several journals and book chapters, including the American Journal of Political Science, the British Journal of Political Science, and the Journal of Politics. He is currently working on three research projects: a book on electoral cleavages in western democracies after the Global Financial Crisis, a series of articles on the economic bases of executive approval around the world, and a book comparing the impact of globalization on domestic politics in Brazil, France, and the United States.