BARKEY, Karen. American (born Turkey), b. 1958. Genres: History. Career: University of Wisconsin-Madison, assistant professor of sociology, 1988-89; Columbia University, NYC, assistant professor, 1989-93, associate professor of sociology, 1993-. Publications: Bandits and Bureaucrats: The Ottoman Route to State Centralization, 1994; (ed. with M. von Hagen) After Empire: Multiethnic Societies and Nation-Building; The Soviet Union and the Russian, Habsburg, and Ottoman Empires, 1997. Address: Department of Sociology, Columbia University, 1180 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10027, U.S.A.