Rita Peters

Rita
Putins
Peters

Senior Lecturer in Political Science, University of Massachusetts-Boston

Center Associate
Expertise
Small states in international relations- specifically the Baltic states of Estonia
Latvia
and Lithuania: how they fail
succeed
or merely survive in international politics dominated by great powers.
Current Project
Baltic States and Russia in International Relations.
Foreign Language

Education

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

"Diaspora-Kinstate Phenomenon as a Historical Artifact in Baltic-State-Russian Relations,"  Association for the Study of Nationalities (April 2013) Conference Papers

"Baltic State Diplomacy and the League of Nations Minorities System," in the Baltic in International Relations between the Two World Wars, ed. John Hiden and Aleksander Loit (Baltic Studies Center, Stockholm University Press, 1988).

"Diaspora-Kinstate Phenomenon in Baltic-Russian Relations," Perspective 20, no. 2 (2010)

"Russia, and the Baltic States and the West," Democratizatsiya 2 (Fall 1994)

"Politics of Ethnic Identity in Europe," Review of the Literature Essay, Choice, vol. 43, no.2 (2005)