Janet Elise Johnson is a Professor of Political Science at Brooklyn College, City University of New York. Her books include The Gender of Informal Politics (2018), Gender Violence in Russia (2009), and Living Gender after Communism (2007) as well as The Routledge Handbook of Gender in Central-Eastern Europe and Eurasia (co-edited with Katalin Fábián and Mara Lazda, 2022). In the last few years, she has published articles in Post-Soviet Affairs, Russian Review, Slavic Review, Human Rights Review, Journal of Social Policy Studies, Politics & Gender, Perspectives on Politics, Journal of Social Policy, and Aspasia as well as online in The New Yorker, The Washington Post’s Monkey Cage, and The Boston Review. She recently served on served on the Executive Committee of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies, and coordinates a monthly workshop on Gender and Transformation in Central-Eastern Europe and Eurasia, now affiliated with the CUNY Grad Center.
Janet Elise Johnson
Professor of Political Science at Brooklyn College, City University of New York