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Valerie Jane Bunce

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Aaron Binenkorb Professor of International Studies Emerita

Valerie Bunce's research focuses on democratization (the rise, design, sustainability, and collapse of democratic systems); authoritarianism (transitions to and from dictatorship, political leadership, and institutions); U.S. foreign policy and its support of democratic and authoritarian regimes; and state-building and state collapse. 

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  • IES Faculty Associate