2006 - 2007 IPF Fellow
Affiliation: Associate Professor at the ICP (International and Comparative Politics) Department of AUCA (American University of Central Asia), Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan; and an AFP (Academic Fellowship Programm) Fellow.
2006 - 2007: "Traditional" social legacies, state building, and democratization: The case of Kyrgyzstan
The objectives of the project are to analyze the problem of nepotism and its impact on state building; elaborate strategies to adopt alternatives to nepotism in state structures; and write research paper and policy study for the FTI, OSCE, and Government of Kyrgyzstan.
Working groups: Combating Open Society Threats
Relevant countries: Kyrgyzstan