Michael J. Sodaro

Michael J. Sodaro

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs
Suite 412
Address: Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, NW
Phone: 202-994-7412
Fax: 202-994-5436

Areas of Expertise

Comparative and International Politics of Europe and Russia

Michael J. Sodaro (Ph.D., Columbia University, 1978) is Professor of Political Science and International Affairs. He is a specialist in the international relations and domestic politics of Europe and the former Soviet Union, with teaching interests in international relations and comparative politics. Winner of the Marshal Shulman Prize for his book, Moscow, Germany, and the West, From Khrushchev to Gorbachev, he also has been recognized with the university's highest recognition for teaching, the Oscar and Shoshana Trachtenberg Award for Excellence in Teaching. His latest book, Comparative Politics: A Global Introduction, 3rd Edition, was published by McGraw-Hill in 2007.


Ph.D., Columbia University

Classes Taught

IAFF 2094 Europe: International and Domestic Introduction

IAFF 3190 Special Topics: Europe and Russia

IAFF 6321 European and Eurasian Studies Cornerstone

PSC 1001 Introduction to Comparative Politics