Edward Schatz

Professor; Centre for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies
Associate Professor, Political Science

Phone

416-946-8965

Location

Room 320N, 1 Devonshire Place



Biography

Edward Schatz (PhD University of Wisconsin-Madison) works on questions of social mobilization, statehood, and identity politics in ex-Soviet Central Asia and has an abiding interest in qualitative methods and methodologies. He has published with the University of Chicago Press, the University of Washington Press, as well as articles with journals such as Comparative Politics, Europe-Asia Studies, and International Studies Quarterly. He is currently completing a book on the politics of America’s changing image in Central Asia. Prof. Schatz chairs the Political Science Department at the University of Toronto Mississauga.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Social Mobilization
Identity Politics
Qualitative Methods
Former USSR
Central Asia

EDUCATION

Ph. D – University of Wisconsin (2000)

M.A  – University of Wisconsin (1995)

B.A – Yale University (1991)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Modern Clan Politics:  The Power of “Blood” in Kazakhstan and Beyond (Seattle and London:  University of Washington Press, 2004)

Political Ethnography: What Immersion Contributes to the Study of Power (University of Chicago Press, 2009), editor

“Assumed to be Universal: The Leap from Data to Knowledge in the American Political Science Review,” Polity 44(3), July 2012: 46-472 (with Elena Maltseva)

“Kazakhstan’s Authoritarian ‘Persuasion’,” Post-Soviet Affairs 28(1), January-March 2012: 45-65 (with Elena Maltseva)

“Climate Change and Regional Security in Central Asia,” in Climate Change and Regional Security: A Country-Level Study, Daniel Moran, ed, Georgetown University Press 2011

“Framing, Public Diplomacy, and Anti-Americanism in Central Asia,” International Studies Quarterly (with Renan Levine) 54, 2010: 855-869

COURSES

Qualitative Methods for Political Science
State and Society in Central Asia and Afghanistan
Anti-Americanism and International Relations
The New Authoritarianism in Eurasia



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