Martin Dimitrov

Martin K. Dimitrov

Center Associate

Professor of Political Science, Tulane University

Martin K. Dimitrov is Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Department of Political Science at Tulane University. He is Associate Editor of the journal Problems of Post-Communism. He obtained his Ph.D. in Political Science from Stanford University in 2004. His books include Piracy and the State: The Politics of Intellectual Property Rights in China (Cambridge University Press, 2009); Why Communism Did Not Collapse: Understanding Authoritarian Regime Resilience in Asia and Europe (Cambridge University Press, 2013); The Political Logic of Socialist Consumption (Ciela Publishers, 2018); Dictatorship and Information: Authoritarian Regime Resilience in Communist Europe and China (Oxford University Press, 2023) and The Adaptability of the Chinese Communist Party (Cambridge University Press, 2024). Currently, he is working on a book entitled Welfare Dictatorships.