Ph.D.: University of Michigan, 1986. Fields: Comparative Politics, Democratization, and Russian and Post-Soviet Politics.
Regional Voting in Russia’s Federal Elections and Changing Regional Deference to the Kremlin (with Bryon J. Moraski), 67th Annual National Conference of the (2009)
We analyze voting returns from ten federal-level Russian elections (1991-2008) using political, economic, social and...
The Relationship between Turnout and Competition Levels in Russia (with Bryon J. Moraski), 66th Annual National Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association (2008)
We examine voter turnout in the 89 administrative units comprising the Russian Federation for elections...
Eroding Democracy: Federal Intervention in Russia's Gubernatorial Elections (with B j. Boraski), Democratization (2007)
The Gender Divide in Russian Politics (with Vicki l. Hesli and Ha-Lyong Jung), Women & Politics (2001)
In this article, we revisit the question of the gender divide in Russian politics. The...
Emerging Party Systems in Post-Soviet Societies: Fact or Fiction?* (with Arthur H. Miller and Gwyn Erb), Journal of Politics (2000)
The political science literature reflects two viewpoints regarding the formation of party systems in post-Soviet...
Subnational political units are growing in influence in national and international affairs, drawing increasing scholarly...
The 1999-2000 Elections in Russia: Their Impact and Legacy (with Vicki L. Hesli) (2003)
A distinguished group of specialists analyzes the critical elections that terminated the Boris Yeltsin era...
Constitutional Dialogues in Comparative Perspective (with Sally J. Kenney and John c. Reitz) (1999)
Can Democracy Take Root in Post-Soviet Russia? Explorations in State-Society Relations (with Harry Eckstein, Frederick J. Fleron, and Erik P. Hoffman) (1998)
Public Opinion and Regime Change: The New Politics of Post-Soviet Societies (with Arthur H. Miller and Vicki L. Hesli) (1993)
Contributions to Books
Deference or Governance? A Survival Analysis of Russia's Governors Under Presidential Control (with Bryon J. Moraski), Russia's Regions and Comparative Subnational Politics (2013)
Studying Russia’s Regions to Advance Comparative Political Science, Russia's Regions and Comparative Subnational Politics (2013)
Regional Changes and Changing Regional Relations with the Centre (with Bryon J. Moraski), The Politics of Sub-National Authoritarianism in Russia (2010)
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The 1999-2000 Elections and Russia’s Prospects for Democracy (with Vicki L. Hesli), The 1999-2000 Elections in Russia: Their Impact and Legacy (2003)
Establishing Representation: Mass and Elite Political Attitudes in Ukraine (with Arthur H. Miller and Thomas F. Klobucar), Ukraine: The Search for a National Identity (2000)
Authoritarian Backlash: Russian Resistance to Democratization in the, The Russian Review (2009)
Developments in Russian Politics 6, Canadian American Slavic Studies (2007)
Legislative Politics and Economic Power in Russia, Slavic Review (2007)
Parliamentary Power in Russia, 1994-2001: President vs. Parliament, Canadian-American Slavic Studies (2006)