Graeme Gill

Graeme Gill is Professor Emeritus at the University of Sydney. A long-time student of Soviet and Russian affairs, he is the author of 25 books and over 100 articles. As well as Soviet and Russian politics, he has published on democratisation and the origins and development of the state. His most recent book is Bridling Dictators. Rules and Authoritarian Politics (Oxford University Press, 2021). Since retirement from the university, he has continued to pursue research, and is currently working on a handbook of Russian politics and society, and a study of revolution and terror. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia and a former president of the International Committee for Central and East European Studies.


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