Professor of Political Science, Clark University
Sex, Politics, and Putin: Political Legitimacy in Russia (Oxford University Press, 2015)
Altered States: The Globalization of Accountability (Cambridge University Press, 2009).
Valerie Sperling, Robert G. Boatright, and Sean Tatar, “The Trump Effect and Gender Norms in the 2016 Senate Elections,” in Jennifer C. Lucas, Christopher J. Galdieri, and Tauna S. Sisco, eds., Conventional Wisdom, Parties, and Broken Barriers in the 2016 Election (Lexington Books, 2018), pp. 203-225.
Valerie Sperling, “Gender, Private Security, Public Peacekeeping and Accountability,” in Maya Eichler, ed., Gender and Private Security in Global Politics (Oxford University Press, 2015), pp. 169-186.
Valerie Sperling, “Nashi Devushki: Gender and Political Youth Activism in Putin’s and Medvedev’s Russia,” Post-Soviet Affairs Vol. 28, No. 2 (April-June 2012), pp. 232-261.