Russian Politics in the Late Putin Era: Challenges and the Prospects for Change

Russian Politics in the Late Putin Era: Challenges and the Prospects for Change

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February 6, 2020 | 7:30 p.m. | Weatherspoon Art Museum Auditorium

Dr. Timothy Colton
Morris and Anna Feldberg Professor of Government and Russian Studies, Harvard University

This event is sponsored by International Global Studies; the Lloyd International Honors College; Political Science; Geography, Environment and Sustainability; History; Languages, Literatures, and Cultures; and Sociology Departments.

For disability accommodations, please contact Forrest White at fewhite@uncg.edu.

Timothy Colton is Morris and Anna Feldberg Professor of Government and Russian Studies at Harvard University. His main research interest is Russian and Eurasian government and politics. He is the author of, among other works, The Dilemma of Reform in the Soviet Union (Council on Foreign Relations, 1986); Moscow: Governing the Socialist Metropolis (Harvard University Press, 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 (Harvard University Press, 2000); Popular Choice and Managed Democracy: The Russian Elections of 1999 and 2000, with Michael McFaul (Brookings, 2003); Yeltsin: A Life (Basic Books, 2008, and published in Russia by Atticus-Azbuka in 2013); Russia: What Everyone Needs to Know (Oxford University Press, 2016); and Everyone Loses: The Ukraine Crisis and the Ruinous Contest for Post-Soviet Eurasia, with Samuel Charap (International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2017). Dr. Colton has been a fellow of the American Academy for Arts and Sciences since 2011.

The Weatherspoon Art Museum is located on the corner of Spring Garden and Tate Streets on the UNCG campus.  Free parking is available on the east side of the museum.