- The Contributors
Richard Snyder is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He is the editor of Institutional Adaptation and Innovation in Rural Mexico (forthcoming) and is currently completing a book manuscript on the politics of reregulation. He has also published on the topic of regime change.
Carol Skalnik Leff is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She is the author of National Conflict in Czechoslovakia (1988) and The Czech and Slovak Republics: Nation vs. State (1997). She is currently finishing a book on the international dimensions of regime transition in Eastern Europe.
Hector E. Schamis is Assistant Professor of Government at Cornell University. He has written on Latin American political economy and is currently completing a book on the politics of privatization in comparative perspective.
Charles R. Beitz is Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Government at Bowdoin College. He is the author of Political Theory and International Relations (1979) and Political Equality (1989) and numerous articles in international political theory.
Michael L. Ross is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. His forthcoming book is on the impact of commodity booms on state institutions; it includes case studies of the Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia.