Taras, Raymond (C.)

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TARAS, Raymond (C.)

TARAS, Raymond (C.). Canadian, b. 1946. Genres: Politics/Government. Career: Lanchester Polytechnic, Coventry, England, lecturer in politics, 1972-76; Swedish Merchant Navy, steward and cook, 1977; freelance translator of historical and sociological monographs, 1978-81; Concordia University, Montreal, PQ, research associate, 1981-82; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, visiting asst professor of political science and research associate of Center for Russian and East European Studies, 1982-83; University of Kentucky, Lexington, visiting asst professor of political science, 1983-84; Tulane University, New Orleans, asst professor, 1984-88, associate professor, 1988-96, professor of political science, 1996-. Newcomb College, fellow 1981-; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Russian and East European Center, research fellow, 1983; Ohio State University, Center for Slavic and East European Studies, fellow, 1984; Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace, national fellow, 1990-91; Harvard University, Davis Center for Russian Studies, visiting scholar, 1997-98; Aalbore University, Denmark, visiting professor, 1999. Publications: Ideology in a Socialist State: Poland, 1956-83, 1984; Poland: Socialist State, Rebellious Nation, 1986; (with D. Taddeo) Le debat linguistique au Quebec, 1987; (with R. Ebel and J. Cochrane) Political Culture and Foreign Policy in Latin America, 1991; Consolidating Democracy in Poland, 1995; (with R. Ganguly) Understanding Ethnic Conflict, 1998. EDITOR & CONTRIBUTOR: Leader- ship Change in Communist States, 1989; The Road to Disillusion, 1992; Handbook of Political Science Research on the U.S.S.R. and Eastern Europe, 1992; (with I. Bremmer) Nations and Politics in the Soviet Successor States, 1992; (with I. Bremmer) New States, New Politics, 1996; Postcommunist Presidents, 1997; National Identities and Ethnic Minorities in Eastern Europe, 1997. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of articles, translations, and reviews to political science journals. Address: Dept of Political Science, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118-5698, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]