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Soviet Expert to Discuss Political Leadership after Communism at Hamilton College

By Cindy McNicholl

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November 4, 2013 at 7:30 PM

Location: Fillius Events Barn at Hamilton College

Link: http://www.hamilton.edu/levitt/speaker-series/levitt-speakers-home

Event Description

“Political Leadership after Communism” by Tim Colton, the Morris and Anna Feldberg Professor of Government and Russian Studies and the chair of the department of government at Harvard University.

Colton’s main interest is Russian and post-Soviet government and politics. He is the author of The Dilemma of Reform in the Soviet Union (1986); Moscow: Governing the Socialist Metropolis (1995), which was named best scholarly book in government and political science by the Association of American Publishers; Transitional Citizens: Voters and What Influences Them in the New Russia (2000); and Popular Choice and Managed Democracy: The Russian Elections of 1999 and 2000 (with Michael McFaul, 2003).

He is currently writing a book on the statecraft of Boris Yeltsin and coordinating a joint project on the post-Communist state. He is currently a member of the editorial board of World Politics and Post-Soviet Affairs.

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