Stephen E. Hanson (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1991; BA, Harvard, 1985) is Vice Provost for International Affairs, Director of the Wendy and Emery Reves Center for International Studies, and Lettie Pate Evans Professor in the Department of Government at the College of William & Mary. Before moving to William & Mary, Hanson served as Vice Provost for Global Affairs at the University of Washington and Director of the Confucius Institute of the State of Washington. Hanson has authored, co-authored, or co-edited six books and dozens of articles analyzing Russian, Soviet, and postcommunist politics in comparative-historical perspective.
Stephen E. Hanson
Last Updated: July 1, 2014
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