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Thane E Gustafson

Title

Professor; Co-Director of Undergraduate Studies

Department

Department of Government
General profile

Portrait

Phone

+1 202-687-6078

Location

677 ICC

Bio

Professor Gustafson works on domestic politics and policymaking of the former Soviet Union. Along with a number of articles, chapters and RAND corporation monographs, he has published Reform in Soviet Politics: Lessons of Recent Policies on Land and Water; Crisis Amid Plenty: The Politics of Soviet Energy under Brezhnev and Gorbachev; Soldiers and the Soviet State (co-edited with Timothy Colton); and Russia 2010 (with Daniel Yergin); Capitalism Russian-Style. His latest book is Wheel of Fortune: the Battle for Oil and Power in Russia (2012)

Education

  • Ph.D. (1974) Harvard University, Government
  • B.S. (1966) University of Illinois, Political Science and Chemistry

Languages

  • French (speak, read, write)
  • Russian (speak, read, write)