Comparative Politics

Tamim Al Barghouti: B.A., Cairo University, 1999; M.A., American University in Cairo, 2000; Ph.D., Boston University, 2004. The Case of Egypt: National Liberation Movement and Colonially Created Government.

Racha Aribarg: B.A., Chulalongkorn University, 1991; M.A., International University of Japan, 1994; M.A., Columbia University, 1997; Ph.D., Boston University, 2005. Thai Border Town Businessmen and the State: An Examination of Their Influence on Thai Foreign Policy Toward Burma.

Zana Citak Ayturk: B.Sc., Middle East Technical University, 1995: M. Sc., London School of Economics, 1996; Ph.D., Boston University, 2004. Nationalism and Religion: A Comparative Study of the Development of Secularism in France and Turkey.

Sergio Alexandre Costa: B.A., University of Massachusetts/Amherst, 1996; M.A., Boston College, 1998; Ph.D., Boston University, 2007. The Haitian Crisis of 1991-1994: Constraints and Asymmetry in United States-Latin American Relations.

Jingyan Gao: B.A., Foreign Affairs College of China, 1998; M.A., University of Iowa, 1999; Ph.D., Boston University, 2004. Social and Political Implications of Internet-Based Communities in China: An Initial Assessment.

Peng Guo: B.A., Foreign Affairs College of China, 1998; Ph.D., Boston University, 2004. Asymetrical Information, Suboptimal Strategies, and Institutional Performance: The Paradox of the 1995 Regulations of China’s Official Promotion System.

Rima Habasch: M.A., University of Tubingen,1989; Ph.D., Boston University, 2000. The Palestinian Authority and Civil Society: A Case Study of Women’s Health Organizations in the West Bank.

Ariel Ivanier: M.A., Johns Hopkins University, 2003; B.A., Universidad de San Andres, 2000; Ph.D., Boston University, 2010. Global Justice and the Reform of the Bretton Woods Regime.

Asbed Kotichikian: B.A., American University of Beirut, 1995; M.A., Boston University, 2000; Ph.D., Boston University, 2006. The Dialectics of Small States: Foreign Policy Making in Armenia and Georgia.

Dagmar Kusa: M.A., Comenius University, 1999; B.A., Comenius University, 1999; Ph.D., Boston University, 2009. The Ethnification of Political Systems in Central Europe: The Case of the Hungarian Minority in the Slovak Republic.

Mingjiang Li: B.A., Foreign Affairs College, 1996; M.A., Foreign Affairs College, 1999; Ph.D., Boston University, 2007. Turbulent Years, Mao’s China and Sino-Soviet Split.

Eleanor M. Marks: B.A., Stockton State College, 1977; M.A., Harvard University, 1980; Ph.D., Boston University, 2001. The Women in Development Movement’s Effects on Economic Development Policies of the United Nations, 1975-1985.

Richard Norman: B.S., Texas A & M University, 1986; B.A., University of Texas, 1993; Ph.D., Boston University, 2001. Democratizing the Political Economy: The Executive-Business Coalition and Labor Reform in Argentina, 1989-1998.

Juan Manuel Ortega: B.A., Univ. Autonoma Metro, 1988; M.A., Stanford University, 1990; Ph.D., Boston University, 2002. Institutions and Economic Reform in Mexico: The Case of Economic Pacts, 1987-1997.

Silvia Inclan Oseguera: B.A., Universidad Iberoamericana, 1993; M.A., Boston University, 1994; Ph.D., Boston University, 2004. Judicial Reform and Democratic Consolidation: Mexico in the 1990’s.

Tara Pellegrino: B.A., Saint Michael’s College, 2001; Ph.D., Boston University, 2010. Childcare, Multiculturalism, and Welfare State Regimes: Policy and Practice in the United Kingdom and Sweden.

Teodosio L. Uate: Licenciatura, Eduardo Mondlane University, 1981; M.A., London School of Economics, 1988; Ph.D., Boston University, 2006. Using Law to Operate Social Changes and Overcome Poverty: The Case of Mozambique.

Beatriz Angelika Rettberg: B.A., Universidad de los Andes, 1993; Ph.D., Boston University, 2000. Corporate Organization and the Failure of Collective Action: Colombian Business During the Presidency of Ernesto Samper (1994-1998).

Thomas W. Spang: B.A., University of Wisconsin, 1984; M.S., University of Wisconsin, 1987; Ph.D., Boston University, 2003. Implementing Economic Reforms: A Study of the Ugandan Liberalization Program from 1987 to 1998.

Marcela Velasco: B.A., University of Massachusetts/Amherst, 1993; M.A., New York University, 1995; Ph.D., Boston University, 2007. Manifesting The People’s Will: Institutional Change and Protests in Colombia (1958-2002).

Jose Velasco-Cruz: B.A., Autonomous University of Chiapas, 1994; M.A., Dr. José Mora Research Institute, 1996; Ph.D., Boston University, 2003. Beyond Democratic Transition: Political Change in Late Twentieth Century Mexico.

Christine J. Wade: B.A., Agnes Scott College, 1994; M.A., Georgia State University, 1996; Ph.D., Boston University, 2003. The Left and Neoliberalism: Postwar Politics in El Salvador.

Jonathan Westrup: B.A., Trinity College, 1980; M.P.A., Harvard University; 2001; Ph.D., Boston University, 2007. The Politics of Financial Regulatory Reform and the Privatization of Risk.