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Emir Kulov, Ph.D. in Politics and Government

Department Chair / Associate Professor

International and Comparative Politics Department

Division of Social Sciences


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Phone: +996 (312) 915000 ext. 458

Room: 215

  • Introduction to Political Theory (ICP 280.1)
  • Introduction to Comparative Politics (ICP 131)
  • Electoral Politics (ICP 335)

PhD in Politics and Government, University of Kent, School of Politics and International Relations, United Kingdom, 2019.

MA in Political Sociology, Dalarna University College, Sweden (2005-2006).

BA in International and Comparative Politics, American University of Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan (2000-2004).

  • electoral and party politics
  • democratization in the post-Soviet region
  • political regimes and institutions
  • contentious politics.

‘Tough Times Ahead for Kyrgyz Coalition’, Institute for War and Peace Reporting, 10 Jan.,2011. Also available at:

‘March 2005: parliamentary elections as a catalyst of protests’ in Sally N. Cummings(ed.), Domestic and International Perspectives on Kyrgyzstan’s ‘Tulip Revolution’: Motives, Mobilization and Meanings. Central Asian Survey, Vol 28, Nos 3-4 (2008), pp 335-345. Also available at:

‘Parliamentary form of governance: risks versus opportunities’, a joint article, published by the Institute for Public Policy (14 Oct., 2006). Also available at:

Review of Speaking Soviet with an Accent: Culture and Power in Kyrgyzstan by Ali Igmen. Anthropology of East Europe Review 32, Vol 2, 2014. Also available at:

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