Linda Cook

Linda Cook
Linda
J.
Cook

Professor, Depts of Political Science and Slavic Studies, Brown University

Center Associate
Expertise
Politics of Russia and Eastern Europe
Current Project
Welfare Nationalism in Russia and Europe; The Politics of Inclusion and Exclusion, 2005-2015
Foreign Language

Education

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

Postcommunist Welfare States: Reform Politics in Russia and Eastern Europe (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2007; Paperback 2013

Co-editor, Special Issue, Europe-Asia Studies, “The Carrot or the Stick? Constraints and Opportunities in Russia Civil Society Organization Policies,” 70:4 2018

"Russian Pension Reform under Quadruple Influence, Problems of Post-Communism, published online 12/13/2017. (with Aadne Aasland)

“Eastern Europe and Russia,” Chap. 46 in The Oxford Handbook of the Welfare States, Frances Castles, Stephan Leibfried, Jane Lewis, Herbert Obinger, and Christopher Pierson, eds. pp. 671-688. (Oxford University Press, 2010) (published in Russian, 2014)

The Soviet Social Contract and Why It Failed: Welfare Policy and Workers’ Politics from Brezhnev to Yeltsin (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1993)

Specialization
Telephone
617-905-4525