Sharon L. Wolchik
Professor of Political Science and International Affairs — On Sabbatical Fall 2013
|Address:||Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, N.W.
Areas of Expertise
Central and East European politics and policy making, comparative politics of Central/Eastern Europe
Professor Wolchik received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. At GW, she teaches courses on the comparative governments and politics of Central and Eastern Europe and the international relations of the region. She is currently doing research on the role of women in the transition to post-communist rule in Central and Eastern Europe, as well as on ethnic issues in post-communist societies, and the development of party systems and other aspects of politics in the Czech and Slovak Republics.
Ph.D., University of Michigan
- Defeating Authoritarian Leaders in Postcommunist Countries. Sharon Wolchik and Valerie Bunce. Cambrige Univ Pr. (September 2011).
- Central and East European Politics: From Communism to Democracy. Sharon L. Wolchik and Jane L. Curry. eds. Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc (October 2010)
- Women in Power in Post-Communist Parliaments. Marilyn Rueschemeyer and Sharon L. Wolchik, eds. Indiana University Press (October, 2009)
- Ukraine: The Search for a National Identity. Sharon L. Wolchik and Volodymyr Zviglyanich. eds. Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc (December 1999)
- Women and Democracy: Latin America and Central and Eastern Europe. Jane S. Jaquette and Sharon L. Wolchik, eds. Johns Hopkins Univ Pr. (September 1998)
- Czechoslovakia in Transition: Politics, Economics, and Society. Leicester Univ Pr (February 1992)