Professor Connor has authored or co-authored/edited seven books—among them: The Accidental Proletariat (1991), The Polish Road from Socialism (1993), and Tattered Banners: Labor, Conflict and Corporatism in Post Communist Russia (1996). Professor Connor has written a host of scholarly articles and book chapters on Russian and Eastern European politics and society. On the University of Michigan faculty 1968-76, he then served as Director of Soviet and East European Studies at the Foreign Service Institute at the US State Department from 1976 to 1984. The winner of a Guggenheim Fellowship and the state department’s Meritorious Honor Award, he also holds appointments in the Sociology Department and the Department of International Relations at Boston University.
Professor of Political Science, Sociology & International Relations, Boston University