Cheng Chen

Cheng Chen, PhD

Associate Professor
Specialization: Comparative Politics
Department of Political Science

214A Milne Hall | 518-591-8724

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About Professor Chen

Cheng Chen is Associate Professor of Political Science.  She received her PhD in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania in 2003.  Her research and teaching interests include post-communist politics, nationalism and nation-building, democratization, Chinese politics, and comparative-historical methodology.  She is the author of The Prospects for Liberal Nationalism in Post-Leninist States (University Park, PA: Penn State University Press, 2007).  In addition, she has published articles in refereed journals such as Communist and Post-Communist Studies, East European Politics and Societies, Europe-Asia Studies, Post-Soviet Affairs, and Problems of Post-Communism.  Currently, she is working on a new book project examining the search for regime ideology in post-communist China and Russia.

Selected Publications

Chen - The Prospects for Liberal Nationalism in Post-Leninist States Book Jacket