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Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Gerald M. Easter

department of political science

photo of Gerald M. Easter


Ph.D., Columbia University

Curriculum Vitae

Office: McGuinn 519
Phone: 617-552-3491


Gerald Easter teaches courses in comparative politics, with a regional focus on Eastern Europe. His research interests include the modern state, comparative political economy, and post-Communist transitions.

He is the author of Reconstructing the State: Personal Networks and Elite Identity in Soviet Russia (Cambridge University Press, 2000) and Capital, Coercion, and Post-Communist States (forthcoming).


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