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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. 453

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.

MA in Political Sociology, Dalarna University College, Sweden.

BA in International and Comparative Politics, American University of Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan.

  • 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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