Political Science

Faculty


Andrei Korobkov, Ph.D.
Professor

Education | Courses | Pictures | Research Interests | Work in Progress | Publications | Professional Presentations | Roundtable Participation | Email | The Russian Studies Minor Program

Education

  • Ph.D., Political Science, University of Alabama
    Dissertation: "The Dynamics of Dissolution: Causes, Manifestations, and Ethnic and Migratory Consequences of the End of the Soviet Union for Russia and the Newly-Independent States"
  • Ph.D., Economics, Institute of Economics of the World Socialist System, USSR Academy of Sciences
    Dissertation: "The Yugoslav Economic Reform and the Issue of Decentralization"
  • M.A., Moscow State University
    Thesis: "The Effectiveness of the Policy of Liquidation of the Inter-Republican Socio-Economic Inequalities in Yugoslavia: An Emphasis on Croatia."
  • B.S. Moscow State University

Courses

Advisor, Russian Studies Minor
Campus Coordinator, American Democracy Project, Democracy in Other Lands

Pictures from Recent Trips

Research Interests

  • Nationalism, state- and nation-building.
  • The socio-economic and political aspects of the modern trends in migration.
  • Comparative migration policies.
  • Inter-ethnic relations and minority politics with a regional emphasis on Russia, the post-Soviet states,and Eastern Europe.
  • Economic reform and the issues of regional economic development, energy policy, social stratification and employment policy.

Work in Progress

  • Migration Aspects of the Post-Soviet Transition . Monograph. Due for submission to Lexington Books .

Publications

  • "The Socio-Economic Impact of Migrant Remittances in the CIS." International Migration Trends (International Union for the Scientific Study of Population). vol. 15. Moscow: MAX Press, 2005, 130-47 (with Lev V. Palei from the International Monetary Fund).
  • "The Changes in the Migration Patterns in the Post-Soviet States: The First Decade." Communist and Post-Communist Studies. no. 4, vol. 37, December 2004, 481-508 (with Zhanna A. Zaionchkovskaia from the Russian Academy of Sciences).
  • "The Ethnic and Professional Factors in the Formation of the Post-Soviet Migration Flows." ("Sovyet Sonrasi Goc Hareketlerinin Olusumunda Etnik ve Mesleki Etkenler") In: Erhan Buyukakinci, ed., Russia and Ukraine in a Changing World (Degisen Dunyada Rusya ve Ukraina). Ankara, Turkey: Phoenix Yayinevi, 2004, 67-111 (in Turkish).
  • "The Post-Soviet Transition and the New Trends in Migration." In: Post-Communist Countries in the Globalizing World, Konstantin Khudolei, ed. St. Petersburg: St. Petersburg State University Press, 2003, 79-98.
  • State- and Nation-Building Policies and the New Trends in Migration in the Former Soviet Union . In: The Carl Beck Papers in Russian and East European Studies. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh, 2002.
  • "The International Consequences of Emerging Migration Flows in the Post-Soviet States." Mediterranean Quarterly. vol. 5, no. 1, Winter 1994, 65-83.
  • "Yugoslaviya na Poroge 90-kh Godov (Yugoslavia on the Eve of the Nineties). In: Evstigneev, Vladimir R., ed. Ekonomika Sotsializma v Epokhu Korennoi Perestroiki. Moscow: Rossiiskii Otkrytyi Universitet, 1991, 90-8 (in Russian).
  • "Sotsialisticheskaya Federativnaya Respublika Yugoslaviya" (The Socialist Federative Republic of Yugoslavia). In: Knyazev, Yurii K., ed. Neeffektivnost' Strukturnoi Politiki Kak Odna iz Prichin Obshchestvenno-Ekonomicheskogo Krizisa v Stranakh Vostochnoi Evropy. Moscow: Institut Ekonomiki i Prognozirovaniya Nauchno-Tekhnicheskogo Progressa RAN, 1991, 184-210 (in Russian).
  • "Konstitutsionnye Osnovy Khozyaistvennoi Reformy v SFRY" (The Constitutional Foundations of the Yugoslav Economic Reform). In: Voprosy Ekonomiki. vol. 61, no. 3, 1990, 134-45 (in Russian)(with Natalia V. Kulikova).
  • "Ekonomicheskie Reformy i Sotsial'nye Perspektivy" (The Economic Reforms and the Social Prospects). In: Molodezhnaya Tribuna. no. 4, April 1990, 2-14 (in Russian)(with Vladimir Sidorov, Andrei Bystritskii et al).
  • "Izmeneniya v Obshchestvenno-Ekonomicheskom Ustroistve Yugoslavii: Popravki k Konstitutsii SFRY" (The Changes in the Socio-Economic Organization of Yugoslavia: The Amendments to the SFRY Constitution). In: Gus'kova, Elena Yu., ed. Yugoslaviya: Aktual'nye Problemy Obshchestvennogo Razvitiya. vol. 9. Moscow: Institut Nauchnoi Informatsii po Obshchestvennym Naukam AN SSSR, 1990, 140-58 (in Russian) (with Natalia V. Kulikova).
  • "Situatsiya v Molodezhnom Dvizhenii Yugoslavii" (The Situation in the Youth Movement of SFRY). In: Mezhdunarodnaya Deyatel'nost' VLKSM i Peremeny v Molodezhnom Dvizhenii Sotsialisticheskikh Stran Vostochnoi Evropy. Moscow: TsK VLKSM, 1989 (in Russian).
  • "Teoriya i Real'nost' Samoupravleniya: Uroki Yugoslavskogo Opyta" (The Theory and Reality of Self-Management: The Lessons of the Yugoslav Experience). In: Evstigneev, Vladimir R., ed. Sovremennyi Sotsializm i Problemy Perestroiki. Moscow: Institut Ekonomiki Mirovoi Sotsialisticheskoi Sistemy AN SSSR, 1989, 97-109 (in Russian).
  • Ekologicheskaya Politika SFRY (The Environmental Policy of the SFRY). Moscow: Institut Nauchnoi Informatsii po Obshchestvennym Naukam AN SSSR, 1989 (in Russian) (with Nataliya V. Kulikova).
  • "Uvy, Bezrabotitsa Est'..."(Unfortunately, Unemployement Exists...). Komsomol'skaya Zhizn', no. 23 (December 1989), 21-4 (in Russian).
  • "SFRY: Ekologicheskaya Politika v Samouporavlencheskom Obshchestve" (SFRY: The Environmental Policy in the Self-Governing Society). In: Ushkalov, Igor' G., ed. Ekologicheskaya Politika Sotsialisticheskikh Stran: Sotsial'no-Ekonomicheskii Aspekt. vol. 2. Moscow: Institut Ekonomiki Mirovoi Sotsialisticheskoi Sistemy AN SSSR, 1989, 296-320 (in Russian) (with Nataliya V. Kulikova).
  • "Plyusy i Minusy Rotatsi Kadrov" (The Pluses and Minuses of Personnel Rotation). Argumenty i Fakty, no. 48, 26 November/2 December 1988, 4-5 (in Russian).
  • "Mezhdu Proshlym i Budushchim" (Between the Future and the Past). Moskovskii Komsomolets, 27 January 1988, 2 (in Russian).
  • Strukturnaya Politika SFRY na Sovremennom Etape (The Recent Stage of the SFRY Structural Policy). Moscow: Institut Ekonomiki Mirovoi Sotsialisticheskoi Sistemy AN SSSR, 1987 (in Russian).
  • "Aktual'nye Problemy Yugoslavskoi Molodezhi v 80-e Gody" (The Actual Problems of the Yugoslav Youth in the Nineteen Eighties). In: Muntyan, Mikhail A., ed. Aktual'nye Problemy Molodezhi v Evropeiskikh Sotsialisticheskikh Stranakh. Moscow: Institut Ekonomiki Mirovoi Sotsialisticheskoi Sistemy AN SSSR, 1986, 166-85 (in Russian).
  • "Problema Bezrabotitsy Yugoslavskoi Molodezhi" (The Problem of Unemployment of the Yugoslav Youth). In: Gus'kova, Elena Yu., ed. Problemy Molodezhi v Evropeiskikh Sotsialisticheskikh Stranakh. Moscow: Institut Nauchnoi Informatsii po Obshchestvennym Naukam AN SSSR, 1985, 206-20 (in Russian).
  • "Tekhnologicheskie Aspekty Programmy Ekonomicheskoi Stabilizatsii SFRY" (The Technological Aspects of the Economic Stabilization Program of the SFRY). In: Problemy Nauchno-Tekhnicheskogo Progressa v Bratskikh Sotsialisticheskih Stranakh. Moscow: Institut Nauchnoi Informatsii po Obshchestvennym Naukam AN SSSR, 1985 (in Russian).
  • "Molodezh i Sobytiya v Kosovo" (The Youth and the Developments in Kosovo). In: Gus'kova, Elena Yu., ed. Yugoslaviya: Aktual'nye Problemy Obshchestvennogo Razvitiya. vol. 7. Moscow: Institut Nauchnoi Informatsii po Obshchestvennym Naukam AN SSSR, 1985, 79-95 (in Russian).
  • "Problemy Razvitiya Toplivno-Energeticheskogo Kompleksa SFRY" (The Problems of Development of the Fuel and Energy Complex of SFRY). In: Gus'kova, Elena Yu., ed. Yugoslaviya: Aktual'nye Problemy Obshchestvennogo Razvitiya. vol. 7. Moscow: Institut Nauchnoi Informatsii po Obshchestvennym Naukam AN SSSR, 1985, 150-69 (in Russian).
  • "Politika v Oblasti Sovershenstvovaniya Otraslevoi Struktury Narodnogo Khozyaistva" (The Policy of Rationalization of the Branch Structure of the People's Economy). In: Bogomolov, Oleg T., ed. Sotsialisticheskaya Federativnaya Respublika Yugoslaviya. Moscow: Nauka, 1985, 84-97 (in Russian).
  • "Yugoslavskie Ekonomisty o Problemakh Strukturnoi Politiki SFRY" (The Yugoslav Economists on the Problems of the SFRY Structural Policy). In: Gus'kova, Elena Yu., ed. Yugoslaviya: Aktual'nye Problemy Obshchestvennogo Razvitiya. vol. 6. Moscow: Institut Nauchnoi Informatsii po Obshchestvennym Naukam AN SSSR, 1984, 126-41 (in Russian).
  • "O Ucescu u Upravljanju i Samoupravljanju Skolske i Studentske Omladine SSSR" (On the Governing and Self-Governing Activities of Students in the USSR). In: Peti Bilateralni Seminar SSOJ-VLKSM "Ucesce Omladine u Drustvenom Upravljanju". Kumrovec, Croatia, Yugoslavia: Istrazivacki Centar Saveza Socijalisticke Omladine Jugoslavije, 1984, 121-8, 177-88 (in Serbo-Croatian).
  • "Problemy Perestroiki Struktury Narodnogo Khozyaistva SFRY" (The Problems of Restructuring of the SFRY People's Economy). In: Tarasov L. A., editor. Strany SEV: Tendentsii Proizvodstva i Khozyaistvennyi Mekhanizm na Sovremennom Etape. Moscow: Institut Ekonomiki Mirovoi Sotsialisticheskoi Sistemy AN SSSR, 1984, 113-23 (in Russian).
  • "O Nekotorykh Problemakh Vyravnivaniya Urovnei Ekonomicheskogo Razvitiya Respublik i Krayev SFRY" (On Some Problems of the Equalization of the Levels of Economic Development of the Republics and Districts of SFRY). In: Bakovetskii, Oleg D., ed. Ekonomika Stran Chlenov SEV na Sovremennom Etape: Problemy, Perspektivy. Moscow: Institut Ekonomiki Mirovoi Sotsialisticheskoi Sistemy AN SSSR, 1983, 132-41 (in Russian).

Professional Presentations

  • "Migration Policies in Russia and the United States: A Comparative Perspective." International Studies Association 47th Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA March 2006.
  • "United Europe and the Post-Soviet Migration." Seventh World Congress of the International Council for Central and East European Studies. Berlin, Germany, July 2005.
  • "Migrant Remittances in the CIS: The Socio-Economic and Political Aspects." International Studies Association 46th Annual Meeting. Honolulu, Hawaii, March 2005.
  • "Migration Trends in the Post-Soviet Space: The Post-Dissolution Dynamics." Policy Seminars on Conflict in Eurasia. Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University, February, May, and October 2005.
  • "The Post-Soviet Migration: New Trends at the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century." Kennan Institute Workshops on Immigration, Forced Migrants, and Refugees in Central Eurasia. Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC, March 2004 and January 2005.
  • "Political Revolutions and Changes in Social Values: Stalin's Victory and the Post-Soviet Transition." American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies 36th Annual National Convention. Boston, MA, December 2004 (with Otto R. Latsis from Moscow News Daily).
  • "The Intellectual Migration from Russia." The Comparative International Studies Section of the International Studies Association Fifth Millennium Conference. Salzburg, Austria, July 2004 (with Zhanna A. Zaionchkovskaia from the Russian Academy of Sciences).
  • "The Post-Soviet Labor Migrations: The Socio-Economic, Legal, and Financial Aspects." International Studies Association 45th Annual Meeting. Montreal, Quebec, Canada, March 2004.
  • "Migration Patterns in the United States and Russia: A Comparative Perspective." "The Problems of Migration and the Experience of Its Regulation in the Polyethnic Caucasus Region" International Conference. Stavropol and Dombai, Karachaevo-Cherkessia, Russia, October 2003.
  • "Migrations and Migrants in American Politics." "Migrations and the Labor Market in the Countries of Central and Eastern Europe" International Conference. Chisinau, Moldova, May 2003.
  • "The Changes in the Migration Patterns in the Post-Soviet States: The First Decade." International Studies Association 44th Annual Meeting. Portland, OR, February 2003 (with Zhanna A. Zaionchkovskaia from the Russian Academy of Sciences).
  • "State- and Nation-Building Policies and the New Trends in Migration in the Former Soviet Union." International Studies Association 43rd Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA, March 2002.
  • "The Ethnic and Professional Factors in the Formation of the Post-Soviet Migration Flows."
  • International Studies 42nd Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL, February 2001.
  • "Post-Soviet Minority Politics and Implications for the Formation of New Migration Flows." International Studies Association/South Annual Meeting. Birmingham, AL, October 2000.
  • "The Contradictions of the Russian Ethnic Policies." Association for the Study of Nationalities Second Annual Convention. New York, NY, April 1997.
  • "The Ethnic Dimensions of the Current Russian Reforms." International Studies Association 36th Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL, February 1995.
  • "The Federal Aspects of Post-Soviet Reforms." American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies 26th Annual National Convention. Philadelphia, PA, November 1994.
  • "Reforming the Multinational Federation: The Soviet and Post-Soviet Experience." American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies 25th Annual National Convention. Honolulu, HI, November 1993.
  • "The International Consequences of Newly Emerging Migration Flows in the Post-Soviet States." International Studies Association/South and International Security Studies Section of the ISA Joint Annual Meeting. Maxwell AFB, Montgomery, AL, October 1993.
  • "The New Migration Flows in the Post-Soviet States and Their Internal and External Consequences." European Studies Conference, Omaha, NE, September 1993.
  • "Current Trends in the Russian Political Economy and the Prospects for Cooperation Between Alabama and Russia." Alabama Export Council Annual Meeting. Northriver Club, AL, May 1993.
  • "New Migration Trends in the Region of the Former USSR and the Issue of Stability," and "The Socioeconomic Aspects of Women's Position in Russia." American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies 24th Annual National Convention. Phoenix, AZ, November 1992.
  • "Ethnic Conflict and the Development of New Migration Flows on the Territory of the Former USSR and Eastern Europe." First Alabama Conference Europe After Communism. University of Alabama. Tuscaloosa, AL, September 1992.
  • "New Migration Trends in the Former USSR and Their Socio-Economic and Political Bases." Successor States of the Soviet Union and Their Relations with the United States Conference. Ohio State University. Columbus, OH, July 1992.
  • "Reforms in Multinational States: the USSR and Yugoslavia." Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting. Tampa, FL, November 1991.
  • "Male/Female Issues in the Soviet Union: Focus on Sexual Harassment"(with Geralyn McClure Franklin, Stephen F. Austin University, TX). Academy of Management Annual Meeting. Miami, FL, August 1991.

Roundtable Participation

  • "The Post-Soviet Energy Policy: Modeling the Economic and Political Risks." International Studies Association 47th Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA, March 2006.
  • "'Finding Home': Population Movements in Eurasia." American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies 37th Annual National Convention. Salt Lake City, UT, November 2005.
  • "Energy Policies in the Post Soviet Region: Managing the Economic, Political, and Financial Risks." Southern Conference on Slavic Studies 43rd Annual Meeting. Nashville, TN, April 2005.
  • "'Contemporary Russia': A Segmented Society." American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies 36th Annual National Convention. Boston, MA, December 2004.
  • "The Socio-Economic Consequences of the Crisis and the Current Reforms." American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies 24th Annual National Convention. Phoenix, AZ, November 1992.