Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
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.

Fellow project
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