Edward Schatz

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  • Comparative Politics
  • Methods


  • MESc, Yale University
  • M.A., University of Wisconsin
  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Edward Schatz

Director, Centre for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (CERES)


Research interests: social mobilization, identity politics, qualitative methods, former USSR, Central Asia. Recent publications include Slow Anti-Americanism: Social Movements and Symbolic Politics in Central Asia (Stanford U. Press) and Paradox of Power: The Logics of State Weakness in Eurasia (U. Pittsburgh Press, co-edited with John Heathershaw).. Current projects include a study of authoritarianism in Central Asia and an interdisciplinary, collaborative project on the long-term effects of China’s Belt and Road Initiative, soon to be published by Oxford U. Press.

Research Interests

  • Social Mobilization
  • Identity Politics
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Former USSR
  • Central Asia

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