University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

New CAS Faculty

Prof Commercio

Michele Commercio

Assistant Professor of Political Science

Michele Commercio, Assistant Professor of Political Science, received a B.A. from Boston College, a M.Sc. from the London School of Economics, and a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.

She specializes in comparative politics, and focuses on issues related to regime transition and ethnic politics in post-Soviet states. 

She spent one year as a post-doc at Georgetown University, and is currently working on a book manuscript that explores the impact of formal and informal institutional interaction on Russian minority populations in various parts of the Soviet Union including Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, and Latvia.

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