Special Presentation

Book launch Friday, Oct. 13

Janet Elise Johnson, Professor, Political Science, Brooklyn College, CUNY

“The Gender of Informal Politics:

Russia, Iceland and Twenty-First Century Male Dominance”


Co-sponsored by the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia

Friday, 4:30 to 6:00

CEMS, 53 Washington Square South, 3rd floor (new location)

Janet Elise Johnson is Professor of Political Science at Brooklyn College, City University of New York, and Visiting Scholar, Center for European and Mediterranean Studies, New York University.  Her books include Gender Violence in Russia: The Politics of Feminist Intervention and Living Gender after Communism.  In the last few years, she has published articles in Perspectives on Politics, Journal of Social Policy, Politics & Gender, Communist and Post-Communist Studies, and Signs: Journals of Women in Culture and Society as well as online in The Washington Post’s Monkey Cage, Boston Review, and The New Yorker.


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