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Thomas F. Remington

Dr. Thomas F. Remington

Goodrich C. White Professor
of Political Science

306 Tarbutton Hall
Department of Political Science
Emory University
1555 Dickey Drive
Atlanta, GA 30322
Office Phone: (404) 727-6566
Office Fax: (404) 727-4586
Curriculum Vitae

Thomas F. Remington is Goodrich C. White Professor of Political Science at Emory University. He is author of a number of books and articles on Russian politics. Among his publications are The Politics of Inequality in Russia (Cambridge University Press, 2011); The Russian Parliament: Institutional Evolution in a Transitional Regime, 1989-1999 (Yale University Press, 2001); The Politics of Institutional Choice: Formation of the Russian State Duma (co-authored with Steven S. Smith) (Princeton University Press, 2001). Other books include Politics in Russia (7th edition, 2011); Parliaments in Transition (1994); and The Truth of Authority: Ideology and Communication in the Soviet Union (1988).

He is a past member of the Board of Trustees of the National Council for Eurasian and East European Research and of the Board of Directors of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies. He is Advisor for Russia Workshops for the East-West Parliamentary Practice Project, based in Amsterdam, and has planned and directed a series of workshops for parliamentarians in a number of cities in Russia since 1993.

His research focuses on the development of political institutions in post-communist states, including parliamentary politics, legislative-executive relations, and labor market and social welfare institutions. In addition to courses dealing with Russian political development, he teaches courses in comparative political institutions and comparative political and economic reform.


Links to syllabi for recently taught courses (in .pdf format):

POLS 323: Comparative Political Parties
POLS 336: Government and Politics of Russia
POLS 375: Contemporary Chinese Politics
POLS 490: Democracy and Market Reform
POLS 490: Democracy and Market Reform in Russia and China
POLS 490: The Politics of Inequality
POLS 520: Comparative Government and Politics