Department of Political Science, Queens College




Julie A. George
george photoAssociate Professor
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Contact:
Email: julie.george@qc.cuny.edu
Tel: (718) 997-5402
Office: 200W Powdermaker Hall
Personal Website

Biography:
Professor George specializes in comparative politics, focusing on ethnic politics, democratization, and state building. Her current research focuses on how states undergoing significant transformation and reform address ethnic minorities. Professor George has conducted research in the former Soviet Union, primarily in the Russian Federation and in Georgia, where she was funded by the Fulbright Association.

Professor George is the author of The Politics of Ethnic Separatism in Russia and Georgia (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009), as well as articles in Europe-Asia Studies, Post-Soviet Affairs, European Security, and Central Asian Survey. She has written chapters for inclusion in The Politics of Transition in Central Asia and the Caucasus: Enduring Legacies and Emerging Challenges (Routeledge, 2009) and Conflict in the Caucasus: Implications for International Legal Order (Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming 2010).

Courses:
Comparative Politics (PSCI 103), International Relations (PSCI 104), Transitions to Democracy (PSCI 233), Politcs of Contemporary Russia (PSCI 235), Colloquium: Politics of Ethnic Cleansing and Genocide (PSCI 269), Seminar: Problems of Post-Communism (PSCI 383W).