Dr. Fish is Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. In 2000-2001, he served as a Fulbright Fellow and Professor of Political Science at the European University in St. Petersburg, Russia. He is the author of Democracy Derailed in Russia: The Failure of Open Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2005), Democracy from Scratch: Opposition and Regime in the New Russian Revolution (Princeton University Press, 1995) and the coauthor of Postcommunism and the Theory of Democracy (Princeton University Press, 2001). He has also published dozens of articles in Communist and Post-Communist Studies, Comparative Political Studies, Current History, Diplomatic History, East European Constitutional Review, East European Politics and Societies, Europe-Asia Studies, The Journal of Communist Studies, Journal of Democracy, Peace and Change, Post-Soviet Affairs, Slavic Review, World Politics and numerous edited volumes.
The lecture by Professor Fish is sponsored by the Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies at CMC.