It has long been assumed that the historical legacy of Soviet Communism would have an important effect on post-communist states. However, prior research has focused primarily on the institutional legacy of communism. Communism's Shadow instead turns the focus to the individuals who inhabit post-communist countries, presenting a rigorous assessment of the legacy of communism on political attitudes.
Post-communist citizens hold political, economic, and social opinions that consi
Congratulations to Politics graduate student, Chantal Berman, on receiving the Jacobus Fellowship for the 2017-2018 academic year. The Jacobus Fellowship, given to one Ph.D. student in each of the four divisions (humanities, social sciences, natural and physical sciences, and engineering), is the most prestigious of the honorific fellowships.
Congratulations to Professor Mark Beissinger, the Henry W. Putnam Professor of Politics, who was one of eight Princeton University Faculty who received 2017 Guggenheim Fellowships. The fellowships are among 173 fellowships from a group of almost 3,000 applicants awarded on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise. Professor Beissinger's project concerns how revolution as a mode of regime-change has evolved globally over the past century.
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Congratulations to Politics graduate student, Killian Clarke, who has received a Social Science Research Council—International Dissertation Research Fellowship to work on his dissertation project examining Counter-Revolutions both cross-nationally and in Egypt.