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Andrew Barnes

Chair and Associate Professor

Ph.D. Princeton University, 1998

Dr. Barnes' teaching interests are politics of post-communist states, politics of democratization and marketization, comparative politics, research methods, international political economy, and international relations.

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

His most recent publications include:

  • “From the Politics of Economic Reform to the Functioning of Political Economies,” Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization, 20:2 (Spring 2012), 79-85.  (Special Issue, “Twenty Years since the Collapse of the USSR: What Have We Learned?”)

  • “Russia’s Potential Role in the World Oil System: Reciprocal Dependency, Global Integration, and Positive Unintended Consequences,” in Neil Robinson, ed., The Political Economy of Russia (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2013), 151-168.

  • Gulnaz Sharafutdinova, Political Consequences of Crony Capitalism inside Russia (Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2010), Political Science Quarterly, 127:1 (Spring 2012), 174-175.

  • Extricating the State: The Move to Competitive Capture in Post-Communist Bulgaria, Europe-Asia Studies, 59:1 (January 2007), 71-95.
  • Owning Russia:The Struggle Over Factories, Farms, and Power (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2006).
  • Putin as Gerschenkron + Hamilton + Baldwin? Understanding the Russian Approach to Global Integration, in Post-Cold War Challenges to International Relations, ed. Yuri Akimov and Dmitri Katsy (St. Petersburg, Russia: Saint Petersburg University Press, 2006), 24-50.
  • Reform Is Not Its Own Reward: Thinking about Success in Post-Communist Agrarian Transformations, in Evaluating Success and Failure in Post-Communist Reform, ed. Hilary Appel, The Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies, Monograph Series #16 (Claremont, CA: Claremont McKenna College, 2005).
  • "Russia's New Business Groups and State Power," Post-Soviet Affairs, 19:2 (April-June 2003), 154-186.
  • "What Do We Know Now? Post-Communist Economic Reform Through a Russian Lens" (review article), Comparative Politics, 35:4 (July 2003), 477-497.
  • "Comparative Theft: Context and choice in the Hungarian, Czech, and Russian Transformations, 1989-2000," East European Politics and Societies, 17:3 (Summer 2003), 533-565.
  • "Political Foundations of Post-Communist Regimes: Marketization, Agrarian Legacies, or International Influences?" (with Marcus Kurtz), Comparative Political Studies (September 2002).
Andrew Barnes
Department of Political Science

MW 01:00 - 02:00

TR 01:00 - 03:00

Phone: 330-672-2060