Professor Kathleen Dowley
Department of Political Science and International Relations
Director, SUNY Model European Union
Office: JFT 920
Office Phone: 257-3558
Office Hours: Wednesdays, 9:30-11:30, Thursdays, 11-12, Fridays 1:45-2:45
Teaching and Research Interests:
Comparative Politics and International Relations
European Politics, Democratization, Ethnic Conflict, Women and Politics, Research Methods
Education: Ph.D. Michigan State University,
M.A. University of Michigan, Russian and East European Studies
“Local Government Transparency in East
“Nation-Building in East
“Cross-National Survey Research and Subnational Pluralism,” Kathleen M. Dowley and Brian D. Silver, International Journal of Public Opinion Research, vol. 17, no. 2, (Summer 2005).
"Social Capital, Ethnicity and Support for Democracy in the Post-Communist States," Europe-Asia Studies, June 2002, reprinted in G. Badescu and E. Uslaner, editors, Social Capital and the Transition to Democracy, (Routledge, 2003).
and National Loyalty: Cross-National Comparisons," Kathleen
M. Dowley and Brian D. Silver,
International Journal of Public Opinion Research, December 2000.
"Re-distributing Authority in Russia: Regional Governors' Preferences," by Kathleen M. Dowley in Redistribution of Authority: A Cross-Regional Perspective, J. Bukowski and S. Rajagopalan, Editors, Praeger, 2000.
"Measuring Political Culture in Multiethnic Societies: Reaggregating the World Values Survey," Brian D. Silver and Kathleen M. Dowley, Comparative Political Studies, Spring 2000.
Federal Bargain in Russia: Comparative
Strategies," Kathleen M. Dowley,
Communist and Post-Communist Studies, December 1998.
"Post-Materialism in World Societies: Is It Really a Value Dimension?"
Darren Davis, Kathleen M. Dowley, Brian D.
Silver, American Journal
Political Science, July 1999.
Fall 2007 Courses:
PS77229: Introduction to Comparative Politics
PS77404: Senior Seminar in International Politics
PS77339: Model United Nations