Sharon L. Wolchik
Professor of Political Science and International Affairs
1957 E St. 412
Areas of Expertise
Central and East European politics and policy making, comparative politics of Central/Eastern Europe.
She is currently doing research on the role of women in the transition to post-communist rule in Central and Eastern Europe, as well as on ethnic issues in post-communist societies, the development of party systems in the Czech Lands and in Slovakia, and other aspects of mass-elite relations in Central and Eastern Europe.
In addition to Women and Democracy: Latin America and Central and Eastern Europe and The Social Legacy of Communism, which she co-edited, Professor Wolchik is the author of Czechoslovakia in Transition: Politics, Economics, and Society, and co-editor of Domestic and Foreign Policy in Eastern Europe in the 1980s and Women, State and Party in Eastern Europe.