Gerald Easter

Gerald
M.
Easter

Professor, Boston College

Center Associate
Expertise
Post-communist politics
Soviet and Russian history
comparative state building.
Current Project
"Salvaging the Past: Elite Status and State Service in Putin's Russia"
Foreign Language

Education

Ph.D.
, Political Science
, Columbia University
Selected Publications

Capital, Coercion and Post-Communist States (Cornell University Press, 2012)

"The Russian State in the Time of Putin," Post-Soviet Affairs (2008).

Reconstructing the State: Elite Identity and Personal Networks in Post-Revolutionary Soviet Russia (Cambridge University Press, 2000).

"Preference for Presidentialism: Regime Change in Russia and the NIS," World Politics (1997)

"Politics of Revenue Extraction in Post-Communist States: Poland and Russia Compared," Politics and Society (2002)

Country
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Telephone
617-552-3491
Email