Problems of Post-Communism

Editorial Staff

Dr. Dmitry Gorenburg, Editor

Dmitry Gorenburg is a Senior Analyst at CNA, a non-profit think tank, where he conducts research on ethnic politics, ethnic identity, Russian regional politics, Russian military reform, and Russian foreign policy. He is also the editor of the journal Russian Politics and Law and a Fellow of the Truman National Security Project. From 2005 through 2010, he was the Executive Director of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies. He has published numerous articles on these topics in both policy publications such as Current History and in academic journals such as World Politics and Post-Soviet Affairs. He is also the author of Nationalism for the Masses: Minority Ethnic Mobilization in the Russian Federation (Cambridge University Press, 2003). He blogs on issues related to the Russian military at

Dr. Sherrill Stroschein, Associate Editor (Eastern Europe)

Dr. Stroschein is a Lecturer in Politics at the University College, London. Her research examines the politics of ethnicity in democratic and democratizing states, especially democratic processes in states with mixed ethnic or religious populations. She recently served on the editorial team for the Journal of International Relations and Development, and serves on the editorial boards of Ethnopolitics and the Slovenian-based Treatises and Documents, the Journal of Ethnic Studies, as well as on the advisory board of the Hong Kong-based Institute of Law, Economics and Politics (LEAP).

Dr. Martin Dimitrov, Associate Editor (Asia)

Martin K. Dimitrov is Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Asian Studies Program at Tulane University. His books include Piracy and the State: The Politics of Intellectual Property Rights in China (Cambridge University Press, 2009) and Why Communism Did Not Collapse: Understanding Authoritarian Regime Resilience in Asia and Europe (Cambridge University Press, 2013). He is currently completing a book manuscript entitled Dictatorship and Information: Autocratic Regime Resilience in Communist Europe and China. He received his Ph.D. from Stanford University in 2004 and has held residential fellowships at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; the American Academy in Berlin; the Aleksanteri Institute in Helsinki; the Institute for Advanced Study at the University of Notre Dame; the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law at Stanford; the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard; and the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard. He is a member of the National Committee on United States-China Relations and a member of the board of the Confucius Institute at Tulane University.

Dana Ponte, NCEEER

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