Dr. Andrew Konitzer

Andrew Konitzer

Acting Director

4419 Wesley W. Posvar Hall

412-648-7404

konitzer@pitt.edu

Biography:
Andrew Konitzer specializes in electoral institutions, party politics, voting behavior, European Union enlargement and issues of democratic decentralization and federalism within post-communist states. A former Research Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars' Kennan Institute for Advanced Russia Studies, his publications include the book Voting for Russia's Governors: Regional Elections and Accountability under Yeltsin and Putin (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006) and articles in such journals as Europe-Asia Studies, Post-Soviet Affairs, Publius: The Journal of Federalism, East European Politics and Societies and Electoral Studies. In addition to several years of field research experience in Russia, the Baltics, Ukraine, and the Balkans, he has also participated in the planning and implementation of technical assistance and study abroad programs throughout the region.

Education:
PhD, Political Science, University of Pittsburgh

Languages:
Bosnian/Serbian/Croatian
Russian