Ora John Reuter

Associate Professor
 Bolton Hall 670

  Curriculum Vite



PhD, Emory University (Political Science)
MA, Emory University (Political Science)
BA, The University of the South – Sewanee (Political Science and Russian)

Research Interests

Comparative politics; comparative political institutions; comparative political economy; elections, democratization; political parties; bureaucracy; authoritarian regimes; Russia and the former Soviet Union.

Selected Publications

Reuter, Ora John E., and Robertson, Graeme. “Legislatures, Cooptation, and Social Protest in Contemporary Authoritarian Regimes.” Journal of Politics 77.1 .
Reuter, Ora John E., and Szakonyi, David. “Online Social Media and Political Awareness in Authoritarian Regimes.” British Journal of Political Science 45.1 (2015).
Reuter, Ora John E., and Turovsky, Rostislav. “Dominant party rule and legislative leadership in authoritarian regimes.” Party Politics 20.5 (2014): 663-674.
Frye, Timothy, Reuter, Ora John E., and Szakonyi, David. “Political Machines at Work: Voter Mobilization and Electoral Subversion in the Workplace.” World Politics 66.2 (2014): 195-228.
Buckley, Noah, Frye, Timothy, Garifullina, Guzel, and Reuter, Ora John E. “The Political Economy of Russian Gubernatorial Election and Appointment.” Europe-Asia Studies 66.8 (2014): 1213-1233.
Reuter, Ora John E. “Regional patrons and hegemonic party electoral performance in Russia.” Post-Soviet Affairs 29.2 (2013): 101-135.
Reuter, Ora John E., and Robertson, Graeme B. “Subnational Appointments in Authoritarian Regimes: Evidence from Russian Gubernatorial Appointments.” The Journal of Politics 74.4 (2012): 1023-1037.