Department of Political Science, Queens College
Julie A. George
Ph.D., University of Texas at
Tel: (718) 997-5402
Office: 200W Powdermaker Hall
Office Hours: M, 2:00pm-4:00pm; W, 10:00am-10:30am &
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
and Conflict in the Caucasus:
Implications for International Legal Order
Macmillan, forthcoming 2010).
Comparative Politics (PSCI 103), International Relations (PSCI
104), Transitions to Democracy (PSCI 233), Politics of Russia
& Soviet Successor States (PSCI 235), Colloquium: Politics of
Ethnic Cleansing and Genocide (PSCI 241), Seminar: Problems of
Post-Communism (PSCI 383W).