Rasma Karklins, PhD
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Fields of Interest:
Comparative Politics, Soviet/Russian and East European Politics, Ethnic Relations, Political Corruption
US Institute of Peace, Peace Grant, 1997-98
The System Made Me Do It: Corruption in the Post-communist Region. New York: M.E. Sharpe, 2005
Ethnic Politics and Transition to Democracy: USSR/Latvia. Woodrow Wilson Center Press and Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994.
Ethnic Relations in the USSR: The Perspective from Below, Boston and London: Allen & Unwin, 1986. Paperback Unwin & Hyman, 1988.
“The Decision Calculus of Protesters and Regimes: Eastern Europe 1989”, Journal of Politics, 1993 (with Roger Petersen).
“Explaining Regime Change in the USSR,” Europe-Asia Studies(formerly Soviet Studies), 46,1 (January 1994): 29-45.
“Ethnopluralism: Panacea for East Central Europe?” Nationalities Papers, vol. 28, no. 2 (June 2000): 219-241
2004-05, Ed Hewett Public Policy Fellow, NCEEER
1996, Scholar in Residence, Rockefeller Center
PhD University of Chicago, 1975
Visiting Member, School of Social Sciences , Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, 2002-03.
Participant, "Honesty and Trust Project," Collegium Budapest, Institute for Advanced Study, Budapest, Hungary, 2001-2003.