Mahler's teaching and research interests include comparative social policy, Western European politics, and quantitative methods. His work has been cited by popular media and published in several academic journals.
^Mahler, Vincent A. "Vincent A. Mahler". Vita. Self. Retrieved 2 May 2012. Address: Prospect Avenue Park Ridge, Illinois
^McElwee, Sean (January 2015). "The Income Gap at the Polls". Politico. Retrieved 28 March 2015. Vincent Mahler of Loyola University, who has studied international voter turnout extensively, determined that both voter turnout and inequality of turnout are strongly correlated with income redistribution.