Henry Hale

Henry E. Hale

Guest Speaker

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, The George Washington University

Henry E. Hale is Professor of Political Science and International Affairs and Co-Director of the Program on New Approaches to Research and Security in Eurasia (PONARS Eurasia).

His work has won two prizes from the American Political Science Association, has been funded by the National Science Foundation, and has appeared in numerous peer-reviewed journals, including the American Political Science Review. He has spent extensive time conducting field research in post-Soviet Eurasia, and his most recent single-author book is Patronal Politics: Eurasian Regime Dynamics in Comparative Perspective (Cambridge University Press, 2015).

Prior to joining GW, he taught at Indiana University (2000-2005), the European University at St. Petersburg, Russia (1999), and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (1997-98). He is also chair of the editorial board of Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization.