Sergiy Kudelia’s research interests include state formation, political regimes, revolutions, institutional development, civil wars and political violence with a geographic focus on the post-communist world. Prior to coming to Baylor he held teaching and research positions at Johns Hopkins University, George Washington University, University of Toronto, University of Greifswald University (Germany) and National University “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy” (Ukraine). His articles appeared in various peer-reviewed journals including Post-Soviet Affairs, Problems of Post-Communism, East European Politics and Societies, Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics, Communist and Post-Communist Studies, Demokratizatsiya and in several edited volumes. His book The Strategy of Campaigning: Lessons from Ronald Reagan and Boris co-authored with Kiron Skinner, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Condoleezza Rice was published by the University of Michigan Press in 2007. Dr. Kudelia comments frequently on post-communist politics to a variety of media outlets including BBC, The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Voice of America, Al-Jazeera, NHK, Radio China International, The Moscow Times, Kyiv Post and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.