"Democracy Promotion and Civil Society: Six Models in Search of Reality"



Jeffrey Kopstein, University of Toronto; Director, Centre for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies

Date and Time

November 20, 2007 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM



RSVP required by 5PM November 16.


CISAC Conference Room

Jeffrey S. Kopstein is Professor of Political Science and Director of the Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies at the University of Toronto. He holds a BA, MA, and PhD from the University of California, Berkeley. He has held fellowships at Harvard University, Princeton University, and has also been an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow. He has written extensively in the fields of European politics, transatlantic relations, and political economy. His publications include various books and edited volumes, including Growing Apart? America and Europe in the 21st Century (Cambridge 2007) Comparative Politics: Interests, Identities, and Institutions in a Changing Global Order (Cambridge, 2000, 2005), and The Politics of Economic Decline in East Germany, (Chapel Hill, 1997). Recent scholarly articles have appeared in World Politics, Comparative Politics, Theory and Society, Political Theory, German Politics and Society, Slavic Review and The Washington Quarterly. Jeffrey Kopstein's research has been supported by grants from the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada, The National Science Foundation, and the National Council for European and Eurasian Research. In 2006 he was the recipient of the University of Torontos Faculty of Arts and Science Outstanding Teaching Award.