UNC Jean Monnet Chair Milada A. Vachudova

Milada Anna Vachudova Photo 2012

Professor Milada Anna Vachudova has published widely on democratization and political change in postcommunist Europe, on the enlargement of the European Union, and on the impact of international actors on domestic politics.  She is Jean Monnet Chair for EU Studies, Associate Professor of Political Science, and Chair of the Curriculum in Global Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her book, Europe Undivided: Democracy, Leverage and Integration After Communism, published by Oxford University Press, was awarded the XIIth Stein Rokkan Prize for Comparative Social Science Research.  Professor Vachudova is now working on political change and international engagement in the Western Balkans. She has held fellowships from a number of institutions including the European University Institute in Florence, Italy, the Center for European Studies at Harvard University, the Center for International Studies at Princeton University, the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University, and the National Science Foundation. She holds a BA from Stanford University. As a British Marshall Scholar and a member of St. Antony’s College, she completed a D.Phil. in the Faculty of Politics at the University of Oxford.

As the UNC Jean Monnet Chair, Professor Vachudova will offer courses on:

The Politics of East Central Europe: Return to Europe (Poli 236)  |  Fall 2015

Undivided Europe: Democratization and International Institutions After the Cold War (Poli 438)  |  Spring 2016

European Security, the European Union and Transatlantic Relations (Poli 631)  |  Fall 2016

Democracy and International Institutions in an Undivided Europe (Poli 438)  |  Spring 2017 and Fall 2017

Fall 2016

Spring 2016

Fall 2015

Curriculum Vitae

Department of Political Science                                                          tel: 1 919 428-9082

University of North at Carolina Chapel Hill                                      fax: 1 919 962-0432

Campus Box 3265, Hamilton Hall                                                      vachudov@email.unc.edu

Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3265 U.S.A.

Doctor of Philosophy, Faculty of Politics, University of Oxford, St. Antony’s College.  1997

Master of Philosophy, European Politics, University of Oxford, St. Antony’s College.   1993

Bachelor of Arts, International Relations, honors and distinction, Stanford University.   1991

Associate Professor, Department of Political Science 2007-

Chair, Curriculum in Global Studies 2014-

Jean Monnet Chair for EU Studies 2015-

Interim Director, Center for European Studies, July – December 2010

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science 2001-07

XIIth Stein Rokkan Prize for Comparative Social Science Research, ECPR and ISSC.

This prize was awarded to my book Europe Undivided: Democracy, Leverage and Integration After Communism (Oxford University Press, 2005) by the International Social Science Council (ISSC).

 2006 Marshall Shulman Book Prize, co-winner.

This prize was awarded to my book Europe Undivided by the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS).

 2006 Best Paper Award, from the European Politics and Society section of the American Political Science Association (APSA), for the best paper presented at the 2005 APSA Convention.

2008 Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement by Young Faculty UNC Chapel Hill

Institute for Arts and Humanities Fellow, UNC at Chapel Hill 2005, 2015

Spray-Randleigh Foundation Fellow, UNC at Chapel Hill 2002, 2004, 2005

Jean Monnet Fellow, Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies 2000-2001

European University Institute, San Domenico di Fiesole, Italy

Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for European Studies, Harvard University 1999-2000

Postdoctoral Fellow, EU Center of New York City, Columbia University

Visiting Scholar, Center of International Studies, Princeton University 1998-1999

Postdoctoral Fellow, National Science Foundation 1997-1998

Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Prague                                                                                                                                            

Predoctoral Fellow, Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University 1994-1996

British Marshall Scholar, University of Oxford 1991-1994

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BOOK

Europe Undivided: Democracy, Leverage and Integration After Communism Oxford University Press, 2005.

WORK IN PROGRESS (ALL TITLES ARE WORKING TITLES)

Book manuscript on political change in the Western Balkans.

REFEREED ARTICLES

Milada Anna Vachudova (2015). “External Actors and Regime Change: How Post-Communism

Transformed Comparative Politics” East European Politics & Societies 29, 2 (May): 519-30.

Ryan Bakker, Catherine de Vries, Erica Edwards, Liesbet Hooghe, Seth Jolly, Gary Marks,

Jonathan Polk, Jan Rovny, Marco Steenbergen, Milada Anna Vachudova (2015) “Measuring Party Positions in Europe: The Chapel Hill Expert Survey trend file, 1999-2010, Party Politics 21, 1: 143-152.

Milada Anna Vachudova (2014) “EU Leverage and National Interests in the Balkans: The Puzzles of Enlargement Ten Years On,” Journal of Common Market Studies 52, 1: 122-138.

Aneta Spendzharova and Milada Anna Vachudova (2012) “ Catching Up? Consolidating Liberal Democracy After EU Accession,” West European Politics 35, 1: 39-58.

Hooghe, Liesbet, Ryan Bakker, Anna Brigevich, Catherine De Vries, Erica Edwards, Gary Marks, Jan Rovny, Marco Steenbergen, and Milada Vachudova (2010) “Reliability and validity of measuring party positions: The Chapel Hill expert surveys of 2002 and 2006.” European Journal of Political Research 49, 5: 687-703.

Milada Anna Vachudova (2009) “Corruption and Compliance in the EU’s Post-Communist Members and Candidates,” Journal of Common Market Studies 47: 43-62.

Milada Anna Vachudova and Liesbet Hooghe (2009) “Postcommunist Politics in a Magnetic Field: How Transition and EU Accession Structure Party Competition on European Integration,” Comparative European Politics 7, 2: 179-212.

Milada Anna Vachudova (2008) “Tempered by the EU? Political Parties and Party Systems Before and After Accession,” Journal of European Public Policy 15, 6 (September): 861-879.

Milada Anna Vachudova (2008) “Center-Right Parties and Political Outcomes in East Central Europe,” Party Politics 14, 4 (July): 387-405.

Grzegorz Ekiert, Jan Kubik and Milada Anna Vachudova (2007) “Democracy in the Postcommunist World,” East European Politics and Societies 21, 1 (Winter): 7-30.

Stephen Whitefield, Milada Anna Vachudova, Marco R. Steenbergen, Robert Rohrschneider, Gary Marks, Matthew P. Loveless, and Liesbet Hooghea (2007) “Do Expert Surveys Produce Consistent Estimates of Party Stances on European Integration: Comparing Expert Surveys in the Difficult Case of Central and Eastern Europe,” Electoral Studies 26, 1: 50-61.

Andrew Moravcsik and Milada Anna Vachudova (2003) “National Interests, State Power and EU Enlargement,” East European Politics and Societies 17, 1 (Winter): 42-57.

Andrew Moravcsik and Milada Anna Vachudova (2005) “Preferences, Power, and Equilibrium: The Causes and Consequences of EU Enlargement,” in Frank Schimmelfennig and Ulrich Sedelmeier eds.,The Politics of European Union Enlargement: Theoretical Approaches. London: Routledge: 198-212. Revised and expanded version.

Perspectives: The Central European Review of International Affairs, Prague, 19 (2003): 21-31. Revised version.

Center for European Studies Working Paper No. 97, Harvard University, 2002. Unabridged version. www.ces.fas.harvard.edu/publications/Moravcsik_Vachudova.pdf

Milada Anna Vachudova and Timothy Snyder (1997) “Are Transitions Transitory? Two Models of Political Change in East Central Europe Since 1989,” East European Politics and Societies 11, 1 (Winter): 1-35.

BOOK CHAPTERS

“Why Improve EU Oversight of Rule of Law? The Two-Headed Problem of Defending Liberal Democracy and Fighting Corruption” for Reinforcing the Rule of Law Oversight in the European Union, edited by Carlos Closa and Dimitry Kochenov, Cambridge University Press, 2016.

“The Transformation of the State in East Central Europe,” for The Oxford Handbook on the Transformation of the State, edited by Evelyne Huber, Stephan Leibfried and John Stephens, Oxford University Press, 2015.

“Strategies for Integration in the EU’s Pre-Accession Process: Reshaping Party Positions and State Institutions” with Aneta Spendzharova for Leveling the Playing Field: Transnational Regulatory Integration and Development, edited by László Bruszt and Gerald McDermott, Oxford University Press, 2014: 156-179.

“Social Democracy in East Central Europe,” in Michael Keating and David McCrone, eds., The Crisis of European Social Democracy, Edinburgh University Press, 2013.

“Democratization in Post-Communist Europe: Illiberal Regimes and the Leverage of the European Union,” in Valerie Bunce, Michael McFaul and Kathryn Stoner-Weiss, eds., Democracy and Authoritarianism in the Post-Communist World, Cambridge University Press, 2009: 82-106.

Center for European Studies Working Paper, Harvard University, 2006. Unabridged version. www.ces.fas.harvard.edu/publications/

“The European Union: The Causal Behemoth of Transnational Influence on Postcommunist Politics,” in Mitchell A. Orenstein, Stephen Bloom and Nicole Lindstrom eds., Transnational Actors in Central and East European Transitions. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2008: 19-37.

“Historical Institutionalism and the EU’s Eastern Enlargement,” in Kathleen McNamara and Sophie Meunier eds., Making History: European Integration and Institutional Change at Fifty. The State of the European Union Volume 8. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007: 105-122.

“Trade and the Internal Market in the EU’s European Neighborhood Policy” in Katja Weber, Michael E. Smith and Michael Baun eds., Governing Europe’s New Neighborhood: Partners or Periphery?, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2007: 97-113.

“Political Competition and Democratic Outcomes in East Central Europe,” in Hilary Appel ed., Evaluating Success and Failure in the Post-communist Transitions. Claremont: Claremont McKenna Keck Center, 2005: 177-204.

“Strategies for European Integration and Democratization in the Balkans,” in Marise Cremona ed., The Enlargement of the European Union. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003: 141-160. Reprinted inSlovak Foreign Policy Affairs, Bratislava, Spring 2003: 92-105.

The Czech Republic: The Unexpected Force of Institutional Constraints,” in Jan Zielonka and Alex Pravda eds., Democratic Consolidation in Eastern Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001: 325-362.

“The Atlantic Alliance and The Kosovo Crisis: The Impact of Expansion and the Behavior of the New Allies,” in Pierre Martin and Mark Brawley eds., Allied Force or Forced Allies? Alliance Politics and the Meaning of Kosovo. New York: Palgrave, 2000: 201-220.

“Eastern Europe as Gatekeeper: The Immigration and Asylum Policies of an Enlarging European Union,” in Peter Andreas and Timothy Snyder eds., The Wall Around the West: State Borders and Immigration Control in North America and Europe. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2000: 153-172.

“The European Union Faces East,” in Peter Rutland ed., Holding the Course: 1998 Annual Survey of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 2000: 43-47.

“The Czech Republic: The End of the Klaus Era” and “Was it Privatization?” in Peter Rutland ed., The Challenge of Integration: 1997 Annual Survey of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 1999: 76-87.

“Peaceful Transformations in East Central Europe,” in Michael E. Brown ed., The International Implications of Internal Conflict. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1996: 69-105.

BOOK REVIEW

Designing Federalism: A Theory of Self-Sustainable Federal Institutions. By Mikhail Filippov, Peter C. Ordeshook and Olga Shvetsova. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Slavic Review 64, 3 (Spring 2005): 632.

Courses at UNC Chapel Hill:

Undergraduate:         

Democracy and International Institutions in an Undivided Europe (Poli 438)

Politics of East Central Europe (Poli 236) 

Graduate:

Comparative Political Research and Analysis (Poli 730)

Comparative Democratization (Poli 736)

European Security, the EU and Transatlantic Relations (Poli 631)

The Politics of the European Union (Poli 733)

 

Teaching Positions Prior To UNC Chapel Hill

Lecturer, Academy of European Law Summer School, European University Institute 2001

Lecturer, EU Center of New York City and SIPA, Columbia University 1999-2000

Lecturer, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Prague 1997-1998

Teaching Assistant, Central European University, Prague 1992, 1993

National Council for Eurasian and East European Research (NCEEER) 2012-2014

PI, 15 August 2012 – 31 June 2014. Total grant: $36,000.

IREX Individual Advanced Research Opportunties (IARO) Program 2011-2012

PI, 1 December 2011 – 30 July 2012. Total grant: $27,000.

National Council for Eurasian and East European Research 2004-2006

PI, 1 October 2004 – 30 September 2006. Total grant: $29,900.

Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad, East Central and South Eastern Europe 2004

PI, 20 August 2004 – 15 January 2005. Total grant: $31,929

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, EES, Summer Research Fellow 2004, 2005

PI, Total grant: $9,000

Full list of internal grants available upon request.

May 1 2015 – April 31 2016

“Between Social Movements and External Actors: When do Actors Change Position?” with Marko Zilovic. Conference: American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, September 2015.

“State Capture and Party Competition under Post-communism: The Two-Headed Problem of Defending Liberal Democracy and Fighting Corruption,” Conference: American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, September 2015. Also Conference of the Council for European Studies, Paris, July 2015.

“Sovereignty, State Capture and Party Competition Under Postcommunism,” Conference: Sovereignty Under Threat?, University of Michigan, May 2015.

 

May 1 2014 – April 31 2015

“External Actors and Regime Change: How Postcommunism Transformed Comparative Politics” on the panel “The European Union and Democracy Promotion.” Conference: European Union Studies Association, Boston, March 2015.

“Political Contestation, State Capture and European Integration in South Eastern Europe,” University of Oxford and SSEEES, University College London, February 2015.

“EU Leverage and National Interests in the Balkans: The Puzzles of Enlargement Ten Years On,” University of Maastricht, The Netherlands, November 2015.

“External Actors and Democratization: Successes and Limits of Democracy Promotion.” Conference: American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., August 2014.

 

May 1 2013 – April 31 2014

“The Leverage of the European Union on Post-Communist Political Change: Successes and Challenges for the EU and for Academic Research.” Conference: “An Awkward Anniversary? Ten Years of Central and Eastern Europe in the EU,” Princeton University, April 2014.

“Understanding the Domestic Sources of Variation in Democracy and Rule of Law Performance Among the EU’s Post-communist Members.” Workshop: “Reinforcing Rule of Law Oversight in the European Union?” convened by Dimitry Kochenov and Carlos Closa, European University Institute, Florence, January 2014.

“External Actors and Regime Change: How Post-communism Transformed Comparative Politics.” Conference: “Whither Eastern Europe” Changing Political Science Perspectives on the Region,” University of Florida, January 2014.

“EU Leverage and National Interests in the Balkans: The Puzzles of Enlargement Ten Years On,” Conference: American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, Sept. 2013.

Conference: Council for European Studies, Conference of Europeanists, Washington DC, March 2014.

Also: London School of Economics (LSE), May 2013; King’s College London, May 2013; SSEEES University College London, May 2013; Syracuse University, April 2014.

 

May 1 2012 – April 31 2013

“What’s the matter with Serbia? Understanding the varying effects of international diffusion and European integration,” with Jelena Subotic, Conference: International Studies Association (ISA), San Francisco, April 2013.

“Democracy in the Western Balkans: Can We Hope for Sanaderization?,” Roundtable: “Democracy in the ‘New Europe’: Reversed Consolidation?,” Stanford University, February 2013.

“Enlargement Dynamics Ten Years On” (working title). Workshops: Park City, October 2012 and Denver, March 2013.

“State Power, National Interests and EU Enlargement: Taking a Second Look Ten Years Later.” Conference: “Leaving Europe’s Waiting Room,” University of Graz, Austria, November 2012. Also at the University of Zagreb, Croatia at the conference celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb, November 2012.

“Political Parties and Democratic Change in the Western Balkans: When Do External Actors Change Agendas?,” Conference: “Democracy with Edges: Voters, Politicians and Outsiders in Emerging Democracies, Yale University, June 2012.

 

May 1 2011 – April 31 2012

“Domestic Reform in the Balkans: What can be accomplished?” School of Slavonic, East European and Eurasian Studies (SSEEES), University College London, April 2012.

“Still Adapting? Party System Change in Post-Communist Europe.” Workshop: “Motors of Change, Sources of Stability: Party Politics in Central and Eastern Europe,” SAIS, Johns Hopkins, Washington D.C., November 2011.

“Political Parties and Democratic Change: When Do External Actors Change Agendas?” Conference: American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, Sept. 2011.   Also: Department of European Studies and International Relations, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia, March 2012.

 

May 1 2010 – April 31 2011

“The European Union: Shaping Party Agendas and Policy Outcomes in Candidate States.” Conference: “Transnational Integration Regimes and Domestic Institutional Change in Emerging Economies,” European University Institute, Florence, Italy, April 2011.

“Europe Unified? The EU’s Enlargement and Foreign Policy Agenda.” Conference: “European Identity: Crisis and Transitions,” New York University, NY, April 2011.

“Social Democratic Parties in East Central Europe” Conference: “The Crisis of Social Democracy,” University of Edinburgh, March 2011.

“Catching Up or Sliding Back? Consolidating Liberal Democracy After Accession” with Aneta Spendzharova. Conference: European Union Studies Association Bi-annual Conference, Boston, March 2011.

“Between Russia and the EU: Political Parties and External Incentives in Serbia.” Conference: American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Washington DC, Sept. 2010

“Corruption and Compliance: EU Integration in the Western Balkans,” SSEES, University College London, May 2010.

 

May 1 2009 – April 31 2010

“Corruption and Compliance in the European Union.” Conference: Council for European Studies Biennial Conference, Montreal, April 2010.

 

May 1 2008 – April 31 2009

“The European Union: The Causal Behemoth of Transnational Influence on Post-communist Politics.” Conference: American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies 40th National Convention, Philadelphia, November 2008.

“Tempered by the EU? Political Parties and Party Systems Before and After Accession.” Conference: American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Boston, September 2008.

“Why Change? Political Parties and Party Systems Before and After Accession.” Conference: “The European Union after Enlargement: Policies and Politics in a New Context,” University of Washington, May 2008.

 

May 1 2007 – April 31 2008

“Explaining Party System Shifts in Postcommunist Europe,” Institute D’Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po), Paris, November 2007.

“Economic Reform in the Western Balkans: Translating External Leverage into Domestic Change,” Conference: American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, September 2007.

“Explaining Party System Shifts in Postcommunist Europe,” Workshop, London School of Economics, London, June 2007.

“Historical Institutionalism and the EU’s Eastward Enlargement,” and “Political Change in the Western Balkans: What Can the EU Deliver?,” European Union Studies Association Biennial Conference, Montreal, May 2007. 

 

May 1 2006 – April 31 2007

“Democratization in Postcommunist Europe and EU Enlargement,” general talks for a large audience, McGill University and University of Montreal, February 2007; and Indiana University, April 2007.

 

May 1 2005 – April 31 2006

“Democratization in the Balkans: Illiberal Regimes and the Leverage of International Actors,” Harvard Comparative Politics Seminar, Center for European Studies and CGIS, Harvard University, April 2006.

Yale International Relations Speaker Series, Yale University, April 2006. http://www.yale.edu/polisci/info/Workshops/IR/04-11-06-Vachudova.pdf

Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law, Conference: “Waves and Troughs of Postcommunist Transitions,” Stanford University, April 2006.

Center for Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Studies, Sarajevo, October 2006.

American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Washington, September 2005.

“The Passive and Active Leverage of Transnational Actors.” Conference: “Transnational and National Politics in Postcommunist Europe,” Syracuse University, April 2006.

“Democracy Promotion and the EU’s Eastward Enlargement: Mechanisms that Translate External Leverage into Domestic Change.” Conference: Council for European Studies Biennial Conference, Chicago, March/April 2006.

“The Foreign Policy of EU Enlargement in the Western Balkans and Beyond.” Conference: International Studies Association, San Diego, March 2006.

“Europe Undivided” book talk on the panel “New Books on the Future of an Enlarged EU.” Conference: International Studies Association, San Diego, March 2006.

“The Future of Bosnia-Herzegovina.” Conference: “The Tenth Anniversary of the Dayton Accords: Reflections on Post-Conflict State and Nation-Building,” Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, December 2005.

“Historical Institutionalism and the EU’s Eastward Enlargement.” Conference: “The State of the European Union,” Princeton University, September 2005.

“Euroskepticism After Communism” with Liesbet Hooghe. Conference: “Euroskepticism – Causes and Consequences,” University of Amsterdam (VU), Amsterdam, July 2005.

“The Future of the Stabilization and Association Process.” Conference: “Assessing Developments in the Western Balkans: Problems of Today, Ideas for the Future,” Bratislava, May 2005.

Book Talks and Press Conferences for Europe Undivided: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington DC, June 2005; Evropski Forum in Belgrade, September 2005; Georgetown University in Washington DC, November 2005; Central European University in Budapest, November 2005; and American University, April 2006.

 

May 1 2004 – April 31 2005

“Europe Undivided” book talk on panel on new books on EU enlargement. Conference: European Union Studies Association Biennial Conference, Austin, April 2005.

“Trade and the Internal Market.” Conference: Europe’s New Neighborhood: A Preliminary Assessment,” European Union Center, University System of Georgia, Atlanta, April 2005.

“Domestic Competition and the Reform Trajectories of Democratizing States,” Department of Political Science, Brigham Young University, Provo, March 2005.

“Debating the Impact of EU Leverage on Postcommunist Polities.” Conference: “Assessing the Enlargement of the European Union,” European Union Center, University of Washington, Seattle, February 2005.

“Democratization and the Prospect of EU Enlargement in the Balkans,” London School of Economics, London, December 2004.

Book Talks for Europe Undivided: Democracy, Leverage and Integration After Communism,” Center for European Studies, University of Washington, May 2004; School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES), University College London, December 2004; and University of Oxford, March 2005.

 

May 1 2003 – April 31 2004

“Party Change and Party Competition in Eastern Europe,” Workshop: Party System Change and European Integration, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, April 2004.

“Roundtable on EU Enlargement: Debating the Costs and Benefits for New Members, Old Members and EU Institutions.” Conference: Council for European Studies 14th International Conference of Europeanists, Chicago, March 2004.

“Theorizing the Benefits of EU Membership.” Workshop: The New Face of Europe, University of Florida, Gainesville, February 2004.

“National Interests, State Power and EU Enlargement.” Conference: Dilemmas of Europeanization: Politics and Society in Eastern and Central Europe after EU Enlargement,” Center for European Studies, Harvard University, December 2003.

“The European Union, the Balkans and Turkey: Can ‘Soft Power’ Bring Stability and Democracy?,” Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington D.C., October 2003.

“Political Competition and the Reform Trajectories of Postcommunist States.” Conference: American Political Science Association Annual Convention, Philadelphia, August 2003.

 

May 1 2002 – April 31 2003

“External Causes of Liberalization: Eastern Europe and the European Union.” Workshop: “The Political Economy of Liberalization,” UNC Chapel Hill and Duke University, April 2003.

“Political Competition and the Leverage of the European Union on Democratizing States,” Mellon Postcommunist Seminar, Department of Political Science, Cornell University, March 2003.

“International Institutions and Choosing the Path of Economic Reform.” Conference: Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, Portland, February 2003.

“Political Competition and the Reform Trajectories of Postcommunist States.” Workshop: “Evaluating Success and Failure in Postcommunist Reform,” Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, February 2003.

“National Interests, State Power and EU Enlargement,” Slovak Foreign Policy Association, Bratislava, December 2002. Also: University of Toronto, March 2003; Syracuse University, March 2003; and Graduate School of International Studies, University of Denver, May 2003.

“Oppositions and the Alternation of Power.” Conference: American Political Science Association Annual Convention, Boston, August 2002.

 

May 1 2001 – April 31 2002

“Bargaining Over EU Enlargement,” Department of Political Science and CSEES, Ohio State University, Columbus, April 2002.

“The Leverage of the European Union on Reform in Postcommunist Europe.” Workshop: “Enlargement and European Governance,” European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), Joint Sessions, Turin, Italy, March 2002.

“Integration, Security and Immigration: The European Agendas of Eastern Europe’s Right Wing Parties,” on the panel “Far Right in Europe.” Conference: Council for European Studies Biennial Conference of Europeanists, Chicago, March 2002.

“The Leverage of the European Union on Reform in Postcommunist Europe.” Conference: Council for European Studies Biennial Conference of Europeanists, Chicago, March 2002.

“Promoting Ethnic Tolerance and Democratic Reform in the Balkans,” Solomon Asch Center for Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, November 2001.

“The European Union and the Future of the Balkans” (delivered in Czech: “Vliv Evropské unie na vývoj na Balkáne”), Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Prague, October 2001.

“Right-Wing Parties and Political Outcomes in Eastern Europe” on the panel “Regimes and the Right.” Conference: American Political Science Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, August 2001.

“The Leverage of International Institutions on Aspiring Member States: The European Union and Eastern Europe.” European Forum, European University Institute, Florence, April 2001.

Also, conference: European Community Studies Association Biennial Conference, Madison, June 2001.

 

2000-2001

“Consolidating Liberal Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe: International Incentives and Domestic Actors.” Yale University, New Haven, February 2001. Also: Center for European Studies, Harvard University, March 2001.

“Central Europe and the West.” Conference: “Where is Central Europe Now? The New Politics of a Shifting Idea,” St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford, Oxford, June 2000.

“Stabilizing the Balkans: The Strategy of the European Union.” European Security Studies Group, Center for European Studies, Harvard University, December 1999. Also: Department of Political Science and the Center for International Security and Arms Control, Stanford University, Stanford, January 2000.

“Democratization After Ethnic Conflict in the Balkans.” Conference: “International Influence on Democratisation in Central and Eastern Europe,” Institute of International Relations, Prague, March 2000.

 

Before 2000

“The Domestic Implications of Striving for NATO Membership.” Conference: “NATO: The First Fifty Years,” NATO and the German Research Council, Brussels, May 1999.

“U.S.-E.U. Relations and the New Transatlantic Agenda.” Conference: “The Future of Transatlantic Relations,” The Hungarian Atlantic Council, Budapest, February 1999.

“The Leverage of the European Union on Aspiring Members.” Conference: American Political Science Association Annual Convention, Boston, September 1998. Also: Center of International Studies, Princeton University, Princeton, December 1998.

“Making Foreign Policy in Transition States.” Conference: “Democracy in External Policymaking,” Phare/Tacis Democracy Program and IEWS, Bucharest, November 1998.

“Migration from Eastern Europe: The Impact on Western Europe.” Conference: “Root Causes of Forced Migration,” Institute for Public Policy Research, London, January 1996.

REFEREE ACTIVITY

For the following journals: World Politics, Party Politics, Comparative Political Studies, American Political Science Review, International Organization, Journal of European Public Policy, Journal of Common Market Studies, Journal of Politics, International Security, International Studies Quarterly, Review of International Political Economy, European Political Science Review, East European Politics and Societies, Comparative European Politics, East European Politics, Journal of Contemporary European Research, Democratization, Governance, Global Crime, Political Studies Review, Nationalities Papers, Ethnicities, Political Power and Social Theory, West European Politics.

For the following publishers: Oxford University Press, US + UK; Michigan University Press; Cambridge University Press.

For the following grant-giving agencies: Title VIII South East European Research Scholar Program, American Councils for International Education, various European grant-giving agencies.

May 1 2015 – April 31 2016

 

May 1 2014 – April 31 2015

Discussant, MAXCAP conference, Istanbul, April 2015.

Roundtable organizer and participant, “Ukraine between Brussels and Moscow,” on Julia Langbein’s new book, European Union Studies Association, Boston, March 2015.

Seminars for the Interdisciplinary Joint Master’s Programme in South-Eastern European Studies at the Faculty of Politics at the University of Belgrade, May 2014 and March 2015. http://www.seestudies.eu

Closed Briefing on my research on the Western Balkans, US State Department, August 2014.

 

May 1 2013 – April 31 2014

Speaker, “General Election 2014 and Protests in Bosnia: Is Change Possible?” Roundtable at the U.S. Institute for Peace in cooperation with the Emerging Democracies Institute, April 2014. http://www.usip.org/events/general-election-2014-and-the-protests-in-bosnia-change-possible

Speaker, “Corruption and Informality,” Belgrade Security Forum and University of Belgrade, Serbia, September 2013. http://belgradeforum.org

Convener, Methods Café, Belgrade Security Forum, September 2013. 

Seminars for the Interdisciplinary Joint Master’s Programme in South-Eastern European Studies at the Faculty of Politics at the University of Belgrade, May 2013. http://www.seestudies.eu

 

May 1 2012 – April 31 2013

Speaker, Belgrade Security Forum and University of Belgrade, Serbia, September 2012.

Closed Briefing on my research on the Western Balkans, US State Department, 8 August 2012.

 

May 1 2011 – April 31 2012

Visiting Lecture, “Right-Wing Parties and Political Competition in Europe,” MA course on European Politics, University of Belgrade, March 2012.

Speaker, “Balkan Futures: Is European Integration Enough?” U.S. Government Conference, Washington D.C., December 2011.

Roundtable Organizer and Participant, “Defeating Authoritarian Leaders in Post-Communist Europe: Authors Meet Critics,” on Valerie Bunce and Sharon Wolchik’s new book, ASEES Conference, Washington D.C., November 2011.

Discussant, “The Diffusion of Economic Reforms in Eastern Europe,” panel at ASEES Conference, Washington D.C., November 2011.

Panel Organizer, “External Actors and Political Change; The Successes and Limits of Democracy Promotion” panel at the APSA Annual Convention, Seattle, September 2011.

Speaker on the panel “Elites and Democracy in Post-Communist Europe” at the CEELBAS conference “Research without Frontiers: inter-university cooperation in East European area studies,” University of College London, June 2011.

 

May 1 2010 – April 31 2011

Roundtable Organizer and Participant, “Deepening or Widening? Debating the European Union’s Agenda for the Next Decade,” at the European Union Studies Association Bi-Annual Conference, Boston, March 2011.

Roundtable Participant, “Democratizing Elections, Diffusion and Democracy Assistance,” on Valerie Bunce and Sharon Wolchik’s forthcoming book with Cambridge University Press at the Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, January 2011.

Discussant, “Ethnic Divisions, Patronage, Voting Behavior and Electoral Politics in Weak Democracies,” panel at the APSA Annual Convention, Washington D.C., September 2010.

 

May 1 2009 – April 31 2010

George Klein Lecture on East European Politics, Western Michigan University, April 2010.

Discussant, “Nationalism and European Integration,” panel at the Council for European Studies Biannual Conference, Montreal, April 2010.

Speaker on the panel “The European Union and Democratization” at the conference “Countering Democratic Regression in a Newly Divided Europe and Eurasia,” SAIS, Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC, October 2009.

 

May 1 2008 – April 31 2009

Speaker, “Challenges in the Western Balkans,” on a panel at the conference “Central and Eastern Europe after Georgia: The International Dimension,” SAIS, Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC, November 2008.

 

May 1 2007 – April 31 2008

Discussant, “Integrating the Literatures on Social Networks and Diffusion in Comparative Politics,” Workshop: “Methodological Frontiers in Comparative Politics,” Duke University, April 2008.

Discussant, “Comparing EU and US Strategies for External Democracy Promotion,” panel at the APSA Annual Convention, Chicago, September 2007.

Discussant, “Accession and the limits of Europeanization,” and “The European Union and domestic institutional change,” panels at the European Union Studies Association Biennial Conference, Montreal, May 2007.

Award Committee Chair, Best Dissertation Field Research in 2006, Comparative Democratization Section of the American Political Science Association, for the September 2007 Annual Convention.

Award Committee, Best Paper Delivered at the 2005 EUSA Convention, European Union Studies Association, for the May 2007 Convention.

Member, Editorial Board, European Journal of Public Policy.

 

May 1 2006 – April 31 2007

Speaker, ‘The Cross-Regional Applicability of the Postcommunist Experience,” roundtable at the AAASS Annual Conference, Washington D.C., November 2006.

Speaker, Conference on Hungary for Ambassador Designate April Foley, U.S. State Department, Washington DC, July 2006.

Speaker, “The EU Accession Process in the Balkans: Prospects and Challenges,” U.S. Department of State, June 2006. One of two speakers with Gerald Knaus, European Stability Initiative.

Elected to the Board of the European Politics and Society section of the American Political Science Association, September 2006, three year term.

 

May 1 2005 – April 31 2006

Speaker, ‘Author Meets Critics’ roundtable on Frank Schimmelfennig’s book The EU, NATO and the Integration of Europe, Council for European Studies Biennial Conference, Chicago, March/April 2006.

Discussant, “Peaceful Regime Change? The EU’s Democratization Strategies in Eastern Europe and Beyond” panel, International Studies Association Conference, San Diego, March 2006.

Discussant, “The State of the European Union” panel, International Studies Association Conference, San Diego, March 2006.

Speaker, “Roundtable on the Next 3-5 Years in the Region,” Conference on Alternative Capitalisms and Economic Development in Central and Eastern Europe, U.S. State Department, December 2005.

Rapporteur, Working Group 3: “The European Union and the Promotion of Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe,” IV General Assembly and Annual Conference of the Club of Madrid, Prague, November 2005.

Lectures on international relations theory and European integration, Faculty of Politics, Belgrade, November 2005.

Panel Organizer, “International Actors and Domestic Regimes,” American Political Science Association Annual Convention, Washington DC, September 2005.

Discussant, “Governance in Wider Europe” panel, American Political Science Association Annual Convention, Washington DC, September 2005.

Speaker, “Foreign Policy,” Conference on Bulgaria for Ambassador John Beyrle, U.S. State Department, Washington DC, August 2005.

Award Committee, Best Dissertation Field Research, Comparative Democratization section of the American Political Science Association.

 

May 1 2004 – April 31 2005

Discussant, “The Consequences of EU Enlargement: A First Assessment,” panel at the European Union Association Biennial Conference, Austin, March 2005.

Panel Organizer, “Perspectives on European Union Enlargement: New Research and the Future of an Enlarged EU,” panel at the European Union Association Biennial Conference, Austin, March 2005.

Public Lecture, “The EU and the US: Strategies for Spreading Democracy,” public lecture at Brigham Young University, March 2005.

Discussant at workshop on Timothy Frye’s manuscript “ Post-communist Political and Economic Liberalization in Comparative Perspective,” Duke University, February 2005.

 

May 1 2003 – April 31 2004

Roundtable Organizer, “EU Enlargement: Debating the Costs and Benefits for New Members, Old Members and EU Institutions,” Council for European Studies 14th International Conference of Europeanists, Chicago, March 2004.

Panel Organizer, “Explaining the Reform Trajectories of Post-Communist States,” American Political Science Association Annual Convention, Philadelphia, August 2003.

 

May 1 2002 – April 31 2003

Member, “Future of Europe” Working Group on the EU’s External Relations, University of Birmingham in collaboration with the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and the European Secretariat of the Cabinet Office, London, 2002-03.

Panel Organizer, “International Institutions and the Construction of New Knowledge in the Post-Communist Transitions,” International Studies Association Annual Convention, Portland, March 2003.

Speaker, “Enlargement Challenges.” Conference on “The European Union: The Road Not Taken,” Bureau of Intelligence and Research and the U.S. Department of State, Washington D.C., September 2002.

Panel Organizer, “Evaluating Democracy and the EU in Postcommunist Europe,” American Political Science Association Annual Convention, Boston, August 2002.

Commentator, “Desir d’Europe.” Program of the radio station France Culture, Paris, on Euro-Atlantic relations and the position of European right-wing parties towards European integration, June 2002.

 

May 1 2001 – April 31 2002

Discussant, “Europe and its Eastern Borders.” Panel at the Council for European Studies Biennial Conference of Europeanists, Chicago, March 2002.

Panel Organizer, “The Influence of the EU on Reform in Eastern Europe,” Council for European Studies 13th International Conference of Europeanists, Chicago, March 2002.

Speaker, “Migration and EU Enlargement.” Conference on “EU Migration Trends and Prospects,” Bureau of Intelligence and Research and U.S. Department of State, Washington DC, February 2002.

 

Before May 2001

Discussion Chair, “Europe 2021: Beyond Visible and Invisible Borders,” The British Council, Krakow, April 2001.

Rapporteur, “The European Defense Policy and EU Enlargement to Eastern Europe,” Working Group on the Eastward Enlargement of the EU, European University Institute, September 2000.

Roundtable Organizer and Discussant, “The Enlargement of the European Union: What is At Stake?” with Michael Leigh, Directorate General for Enlargement, European Commission and Andrew Moravcsik, European Union Center of Harvard University, April 2000.

Keynote Speaker, “The EU and Postcommunist Europe.” McLaine East/Central European Leadership Lecture Series, International House, Columbia University, New York, January 2000.

Roundtable Participant, “The Choice for Europe,” with Andrew Moravcsik, Helen Milner and Glenda Rosenthal, Columbia University, November 1999.

Panel Organizer and Moderator, “Regional Stability and Cooperation in Eastern Europe,” with ministers and ambassadors from Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, the Czech Republic and the E.U. at the conference “Ten Years After” commemorating the tenth anniversary of the 1989 revolutions, Prague Castle, November 1999.

Roundtable Organizer and Participant, “The Democratic Decade, Transition in Eastern Europe 1989-99,” with Josef Zieleniec, former Czech Foreign Minister, and Anna Seleny, Peter Kenen, and Michael Doyle, Center of International Studies, Princeton University, March 1999.

Keynote Speaker, “Towards a New European Order.” Conference: “Inclusivity and the Enlargement of NATO and the EU,” Wilton Park, United Kingdom, October 1998. Also: London School of Economics, London, March 1999.

Presentations to UNC colleagues and students are omitted.

Chair, Curriculum in Global Studies, 2014-present.

Chair, Subfield of Comparative Politics, Department of Political Science, 2007-present.

Member, Advisory Board, Transatlantic Masters Program, Center for European Studies, 2009-present.

Member, Study Abroad Advisory Committee, 2012-present.

Member, Forward Planning Committee, Department of Political Science, 2012-2014.

Member, Prothro Best Paper Award Committee, Department of Political Science, 2011, 2014.

Interim Director, Center for European Studies, Fall Semester, 2010.

Member, External Search Review Committee, Department of Political Science, 2010-2011.

Member, Gender Equity Committee, Department of Political Science, 2010-2011.

Chair, Carnegie Jr. Fellows Selection Committee, 2009, 2010.

Member, Winston House Working Group, College of Arts and Sciences, 2010.

Member, Collaborative Research Project, “National Parties and the European Union.” Center for European Studies, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2002-.

Member, Selection Committee, Graduate Pre-Dissertation Research Fellowship, Center for Global Initiatives, Spring 2009.

Member, British Marshall Scholarship Selection Committee, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2008.

Organizer, Workshops (including graduate and advanced undergraduate students), “The European Union as a Foreign Policy Actor,” 2007, 2008, 2010; the “EU Balkan Roundtable” 2011, 2013, 2014; and “Democratization in the European Neighborhood” 2014, 2015.

“Russia and the Future of Democratization in Eurasia,” with speakers Hilary Appel, Graeme Robertson and Stephen Hanson, October 2007.

“The EU and Democratization After Communism: How Much and Why?” with speakers Mitchell Orenstein, Grigore Pop-Eleches, John Gould and Graeme Robertson, April 2008.

“Democracy and European Integration in Post-Communist Europe” with speakers Conor O’Dwyer, Jelena Subotic, Grigore Pop-Eleches, Graeme Robertson, Svet Derderyan and Besir Ceka, April 2010.

“Democratization and International Actors in South Eastern Europe,” with speakers Patrice McMahon, Danijela Dolenec, Jelena Subotic, Mujo Hadzic, and Emanuel Coman, April 2011.

“Serbia and the Future of the Balkans: On the Long Road to the EU,” with speakers Jovan Teokarevic, Jelena Subotic, Graeme Robertson and Robert Jenkins, November 2011.

“War Crimes and Transitional Change in the Former Yugoslavia,” with speakers Dusan Jovanovic and Jelena Subotic, November 2013.

“Crisis and Change in Bosnia and Kosovo,” with speakers Gezim Krasniqi, Jelena Subotic, Marko Žilović, Kiran Auerbach and Robert Jenkins, March 2014.

“Russia, the West and the War in Ukraine,” with speakers Maria Popova, Grigore Pop-Eleches, Graeme Robertson and Anna Yudina, October 2014.

Speaker, “Introduction to the European Union,” Workshop for K-12 Educators titled “The European Union and the Euro,” European Union Center for Excellence, UNC Chapel Hill, May 2011.

Speaker, “Breaking Barriers – Making History: UNC Women in the Humanities and Social Sciences since the 1960s,” Institute of Arts & Humanities, UNC Chapel Hill, January 2011.

Speaker, “Understanding the European Union,” for K-12 Educators at the National Council for the Social Studies Conference, Denver, November 2010.

Speaker, “US and EU Strategies for Democracy Promotion,” Ben Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Initiative, Wake Forest University, funded by the U.S. State Department, program for youth from emerging democracies, UNC Chapel Hill, June 2006.

Speaker, “The U.S. and Europe,” World View Global Education Leaders’ Program, for North Carolina K-12 and community college administrators developing global programs for their schools and colleges, UNC Chapel Hill, June 2006.

Speaker, “Understanding the EU,” EU Teacher Workshop, for North Carolina middle and high school teachers, UNC Chapel Hill, May 2006.

Speaker, “Democracy Promotion and the European Union,” West Triangle Chapter, United Nations Association, Chapel Hill, May 2006.

Speaker (sole), European Union Enlargement Workshop, Associate Director’s Meeting, European Union Centers of Excellence, Washington DC, organized by the Center for European Studies and the EU Center at UNC-Chapel Hill, April 2006.

Speaker, “US and the European Union,” World View Residential Leadership Program in Global Education, UNC Chapel Hill, June 2004.

Member, Comparative Politics Search Committee, Department of Political Science, 2003-04.

Member, Undergraduate Studies Committee, Department of Political Science, 2002-03, 2003-04.

Speaker, “US and the European Union,” World View Residential Leadership Program in Global Education, UNC Chapel Hill, June 2003.

Speaker, “The Challenge of Democracy and Europeanization for Czech and Slovak Politics” Fulbright-Hays Orientation Seminar, UNC Chapel Hill, May 2003.

Organizer, visit to UNC of Valerie Bunce (Cornell University) for a public lecture on comparative democratization and meetings with Department graduate students, supported by various university bodies, chiefly CSEEES, April 2003.

Co-Organizer, visits to UNC of several political scientists including James Caporaso (University of Washington), Rachel Epstein (University of Denver), Anna Grzymala-Busse (Yale University), Kate McNamara (Princeton University), and Alec Stone Sweet (University of Oxford) as part of the Center for European Studies Speaker Series, Fall 2002.

Speaker, “The United States and the European Union,” World View Residential Leadership Program in Global Education, UNC Chapel Hill, June 2002.

Speaker, “Globalization, Democratization and the European Union.” Workshop for college teachers on teaching the EU, Center for European Studies, UNC Chapel Hill, May 2002.

“The Thieves of Bosnia,” Foreign Affairs, February 24, 2014. http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/140966/milada-vachudova/the-thieves-of-bosnia

“Democracy, Reform and EU Enlargement in the Western Balkans: Can We Hope for Sanaderization?,” APSA European Politics & Society Section Newsletter, Winter 2013.

Milada Anna Vachudova and Aneta Spendzharova (2012). “The EU’s Cooperation and Verification Mechanism: Fighting Corruption in Bulgaria and Romania after EU Accession,” Swedish Institution for European Policy Studies, European Policy Analysis, 2012:1.

“EU Leverage in the Western Balkans,” New Europe Review, Vol. 3, No. 1, Winter 2006.

“Promoting Political Change and Economic Revitalization in the Western Balkans: The Role of the European Union,” Slovak Foreign Policy Affairs, Bratislava, 2/2005. Reprinted as “The Balkan Recipe for EU Entry,” The New Presence, Spring 2006: 20-21.

“Europe Undivided,” essay on EU enlargement, European Studies Newsletter, Council for European Studies, New York, 35, 1/2 (September 2005): 15-20. Reprinted in Serbian as “Brže do liberalne demokratije,” Evropski Forum 9 (September 2005).

“Turkey in the EU: A Triumph for Europe,” The New Presence, Prague, Winter 2005: 20-22.

“Bargaining Among Unequals: Enlargement and the Future of European Integration,” EUSA Review 15, 4 (Fall 2002): 1, 3-4. Written with Andrew Moravcsik. Slovak Translation: “Rokovanie medzi nerovnými: Rozširovanie a budúcnost európskej integrácie,” Listy SFPA, Bratislava, 6, 6 (November-December 2002): 10. Polish Translation: “Targi między nierównymi: Rozszerzenie a przyszłość integracji europejskiej,” Unia & Polska, Warsaw, 19, 95 (23 December 2002): 8-10. Czech Translation: “Evropská Unie za bodem návratu: Kandidátské země vyměnily krátkodobé oběti za dlouhodobé zisky,”Přítomnost, Prague, Spring 2003: 28-30.

“The Leverage of International Institutions on Democratizing States: The European Union and Eastern Europe,” RSCAS Working Paper No. 2001/33, Fiesole: European University Institute, 2001: 1-42.

“The European Defense and Security Policy and EU Enlargement to Eastern Europe,“ RSCAS Policy Paper No. 2001/01. (Fiesole: European University Institute, 2001).

“The Trump Card of Domestic Politics: Bargaining Over EU Enlargement,” East European Constitutional Review 10, 2 (Spring/Summer 2001): 93-97. Czech Translation: “Trumf domácí politiky: Vyjednávání o evropském rozšíření, Parlamentní Zpravodaj, Prague, 7/2001 (June 2001): 29-31.

“EU Enlargement: An Overview,” East European Constitutional Review 9, 4 (Fall 2000): 64-69. Czech Translation: “Rozšiřování Evropské Unie – stav v roce 2001,” Parlamentní zpravodaj, Prague, 4/2001 (May 2001): 28-31.

“Evropa a USA: spolupráce nebo konflikt?” Přítomnost, Prague, Summer 2002: 12-14. With Jiří Pehe. English Translation: “Two Halves Don’t Make a Whole: The Euro-Atlantic Relationship,” The New Presence, Prague, 4, 3 (Autumn 2002). With Jiří Pehe. Reprinted as “Evropa a USA: spolupráce nebo konflict?” Neviditelný Pes, 17.07.02.

“Těžký život českého voliče,” Přítomnost, Prague, Spring 2002: 13-15. With Jiří Pehe. English Translation: “The Difficult Life of Czech Voters,” The New Presence, Prague, 4, 2 (Summer 2002): 6-7. With Jiří Pehe.

“Dvě Střední Evropy,” Přítomnost, Prague, Autumn 2001: 43-44. English Translation: “The Division of Central Europe,” The New Presence, Prague, 3,3 (Autumn 2001): 12-14. English version nominated for the David Wyatt prize of the Rio Tinto association.

“Porouchaný výtah a bezzubý pes: Retrospektíva vývoje českých politicých stran od roku 1989,” Přítomnost, Prague, Spring 2001: 12-14. English Translation: “Ten Years of Czech Party Politics,” The New Presence, Prague, 3, 2 (Summer 2001): 24-26.

“Evropané třetí třídy? Jak demokratizovat Balkan,” Nová Přítomnost, Prague, 12/1999.English Translation: “Bringing the Balkans into Europe,” The New Presence, Prague, 12/1999.

“Matoucí retorika českého euroskpeticismu,” (The Misleading Rhetoric of Czech Europskepticim), Lidové Noviny, Prague, 19 October 1999: 11.

“The EU Needs to Change Its Spots,” International Herald Tribune, Paris, 12 August 1999: 8. Polish Translation, Expanded Version: “Zwyciestwo wizji czy strachu?,” (Triumph of Vision or of Fear? Western Policy Toward the Balkans), Unia-Polska, Warsaw, 2, 20 (30 August 1999): 3.

“The Shadow of War: The Challenges Faced by Neighboring States in the Kosovo Crisis,” The New Presence, Prague, 06/1999: 8-9.

“Civil Society! Give Civil Society A Chance” The New Presence, Prague, 04/1999: 10-12.

“Europe’s Second Wave: Destination Europa? Reform in Bulgaria and Romania” The New Presence, Prague, 02/1999: 8-9. Czech Tranlsation: “Rozchod zaostalých: proč Bulharsko stoupá a Rumunsko padá,” Nová Přítomnost, 07/1999:12-13.  

“Jesli szantaz, to na zyczenie pacjenta”(If Blackmail, Then For the Good of the Patient: The EU’s Accession Partnerships), Unia-Polska, Warsaw, 1, 3 (December 1998): 3.

“Imagine a Czech National Project: Securing Czech EU Membership,” The New Presence, Prague, 11/1998: 20-21. Slovak Translation: Listy SFPA (Slovak Foreign Policy Association), Bratislava, February 1999: 9.

“Přijetí do EU v první vlně nemáme jisté,” (EU Accession in First Wave Not A Certainty), Lidové Noviny, Prague, 20 August 1998: 11. Reprinted in Česka Republika a Evropská Unie 1996-98. Prague: Rada pro mezinárodní vztahy, 1998: 73-74.

“The Visegrad Four: No Alternative to Cooperation?,” RFE/RL Research Report, 2, 34 (27 August 1993): 38-47. Slovak Translation: “Visegradská štvorka: je ina alternatíva?” Medzinarodné Otazky, Bratislava, 2, 4 (1993): 64-78.

“Divisions in the Czech Communist Party,” RFE/RL Research Report, 2, 37 (17 September 1993): 28-33.

The BBC, Czech Service: Regular Commentator, Newscasts and Roundtables. 2000-2003

Office of the Czech President Václav Havel: External Foreign Policy Advisor. 1999-2001

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Munich: Intern, Analytic Department. 1993

U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate, Washington D.C: Intern. 1988, 1989

Services Culturels, Ambassade de France, New York: Intern. 1988

National Park Service, Yellowstone: Interpreter and Geothermal Researcher. 1985, 1986

For the following: The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The International Herald Tribune, The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, Chicago Public Radio, BBC World Service, BBC Czech Service, Slovensky Rozhlas, and Czech television programs.
Native English, fluent Czech, good French, reading Polish and Russian, learning Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian.