Topic for Discussion
Presently, Prof. Timothy Colton is working on a multi-pronged research project on world regions and the great powers, which will be the theme of his presentation. We will also get to hear from him about interactions between China and Russia in Eurasia.
About The Speaker
Timothy J. Colton is Morris and Anna Feldberg Professor of Government and Russian Studies and the Chair of the Department of Government. He is currently Distinguished Visiting Professor, National University of Singapore, January-June 2017. Prof. Colton 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). Prof. Colton was a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, a member of the Joint Committee on Soviet Studies of the Social Science Research Council and the American Council of Learned Societies, and vice-chairman of the National Council for East European, Russian, and Eurasian Research. He is a member of the editorial board of World Politics and Post-Soviet Affairs.
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