Petro, Nicolai N.

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PETRO, Nicolai N.

PETRO, Nicolai N. American (born Germany), b. 1958. Genres: Politics/ Government. Career: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, instructor, 1979, research fellow of White Burkett Miller Center of Public Affairs, 1984-85; Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, CA, assistant professor of intl policy studies, 1985-88, Center for Contemporary Russian Studies, founder and director, 1986-88; Foreign Policy Research Institute, Philadelphia, Thornton D. Hooper fellow in intl affairs, 1988-89, associate scholar, 1989-; US Dept of State, Washington, DC, special assistant for policy for Office of Soviet Union Affairs, 1989-90, US Embassy, Moscow, USSR, attache in political section, 1990; University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, lecturer in political science, 1990-91; University of Rhode Island, Kingston, assistant professor of political science, 1991-; writer. Sweet Briar College, visiting instructor, 1982; Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, University of California, San Diego, fellow, 1987; Brown University, Center for Foreign Policy Development, visiting research associate, 1991-; lecturer at universities. Member of US-USSR Emerging Leaders Summit, 1988. Guest on television and radio programs. Publications: The Predicament of Human Rights: The Carter and Reagan Policies, 1983; (ed. and contrib.) Christianity and Russian Culture in Soviet Society: Sources of Stability and Change, 1990; The Rebirth of Russian Democracy: An Interpretation of Political Culture, 1995. Address: Dept of Political Science, University of Rhode Island, Washburn Hall, 80 Upper College Rd St 4, Kingston, RI 02881-0817, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]