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Associate Professor of Government
Area of expertise


post-conflict regions in post-socialist region

Policy Area

Impact of international efforts to promote democratization in diverse, post-conflict societies

Conditions for improving the quality of local level governance in diverse, post-conflict societies


Politics of Eastern Europe

Russian and post-Soviet Politics

War and Peace in the Balkans

Sources of and remedies for  Conflict in Eurasia

International Service-Learning: The Bosnia Project

Recent Publications

“Gauging the Community Impact of State-building at the Local Level in the Western Balkans,” Special Issue on Research on State-building in the Western Balkans: Comparative Methodologies, Suedosteuropa, 60 (2013), issue 4, pp. 567-575.

“Acting locally: Shaping Local Governance Reforms in Bosnia and Kosovo,” in Jon Western and Patrice McMahon, eds., Getting their Act Together: The International Community and Statebuilding, London: Routledge Press, 2012, pp. 92-113.

“Explaining the Varying Impact of International Aid for Local Democratic Governance in Bosnia-Herzegovina” Problems of Post-Communism, Vol. 59, No. 1, January/February 2012, pp. 30-43.

“Former Yugoslavia and Its Successors,” with Mark Baskin, in Sharon L. Wolchik and Jane L. Curry, eds., Central and East European Politics: From Communism to Democracy, Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, Third Edition, 2014, pp. 433-479.

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