Russell Bova, Ph.D
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Professor of Political Science and International Studies
Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA (USA)


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Brief Bio

Professor Bova's teaching and research interests are in comparative politics (with an area specialty on Russia and a thematic interest in comparative democratization) and international relations (with a special interest in the International Criminal Court). He received his B.A. from SUNY Buffalo and his M.A.and Ph.D. from Indiana University. He received the Ganoe Memorial Award for Inspirational Teaching at Dickinson's 2011 commencement exercises.


Course Web Pages

International Relations..................... International Political Economy................... ....PS Senior Seminar: The Debate over U.S. Decline

Ethics & Int'l. Security ................. .... Democracy & Democratization ..................... ..Russian Politics

Selected Publications: Books

How the World Works: A Brief Survey of International Relations, Pearson-Longman, Second edition (2012) now available.

Readings on How the World Works: Current Issues in International Relations (ed.), Pearson-Longman, 2010

Russia and Western Civilization: Cultural and Historical Encounters (ed.), M.E. Sharpe, 2003


Selected Publications: Articles & Chapters

"Russia and Europe after the Cold War: Cultural Convergence or Civilizational Clash?, in Kjell Engelbrekt & Bertil Nygren, Russia and Europe: Building Bridges, Digging Trenches, 2010, Routledge, 19-38.

"Democracy and Liberty: The Cultural Connection," in Larry Diamond and Marc Plattner, eds., Democracy: A Reader, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009, 321-335 and in Journal of Democracy 8:1, Jan 1997, 112-126.

"The Double Transition in Russian Area Studies," Frontiers, Volume 6, Winter 2000, 127-154.

"Political Culture, Authority Patterns, and the Architecture of the New Russian Democracy," in Frederic J. Fleron, William Reisinger, and Erik Hoffmann, eds., Can Democracy Take Root in Russia: Explorations in State-Society Relations, Rowman and Littlefield, 1998, pp. 177-201.

"Political Dynamics of the Post-Communist Transition: A Comparative Perspective," World Politics, 44:1, Oct. 1991, 113-138.


Contact


Email: ......bova@dickinson.edu
Phone:
....717-245-1550
or 717-245-1280
Fax: .........717-245-1479

Mail:.........Department of Political Science
.................Dickinson College
.................P.O. Box 1773
.................Carlisle, PA 17013