Sarah Sokey Bulletin Board

Professor Sokhey's Bulletin Board

June 17, 2021

Click here to view Porofessor Sokhey's bulletin board which highlights important events and deadlines for certain political science activities and opportunities. Professor Sokhey's Bulletin Board

Biden and Putin

Dr. Sarah Sokhey on Biden/Putin Meeting

June 16, 2021

Dr. Sokhey specializes in comparative politics and political economy with a regional focus on the post-communist countries of Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia. Click here to hear her discuss the Biden/Putin meeting on KOA news Radio. KOA news Radio

Marinus Smith Award

2019 Marinus Smith Award Winners

April 23, 2019

The Political Science Department would like to congratulate Professor Sarah Wilson Sokhey and Professor Jennifer Fitzgerald on recieving the 2018-2019 Marinus Smith Awards. We feel grateful to have such amazing faculty! "The Marinus Smith Awards are presented each spring to nominated faculty, advisors and staff members who have made a...

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Professor Sarah Sokhey wins Ed A Hewett Book Prize

Oct. 10, 2018

Professor Sarah Sokhey's book, The Political Economy of Pension Policy Reversal in Post-Communist Countries (Cambridge University Press)), won the Ed A Hewett Book Prize for outstanding publication on the political economy of Russia, Eurasia and/or Eastern Europe from the Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES). Click here...

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Professor Sarah Sokhey with KOA Newsradio

July 18, 2018

Following the Trump-Putin Summit in Helsinki, Finland, Professor Sarah Sokhey spoke with KOA Newsradio hosts April Zesbaugh and Marty Lenz on July 18, 2018. She addressed the implications of the summit itself, and its impact on both Russian politics and American politics. Listen below!

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Meet Sarah Wilson Sokhey

Feb. 5, 2018

Assistant Professor Dr. Sarah Wilson Sokhey’s life in academia is a tale of two worlds. Not only has she been a part of the CU Boulder faculty since 2009, she is affiliated with the National Research University Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia. “I have been going to Russia...

Trade

Trade and the Recognition of Commercial Lingua Francas

Sept. 19, 2017

Abstract: Trade has the potential to influence a wide range of political and social outcomes. Using the post-Soviet context, we examine how language policies – vital components for how minorities are treated with far-reaching economic consequences – are influenced by trade. We argue that while ethnic politics and colonial legacies...

Macedonia

This is why the West should pay attention to the drama in Macedonia

May 30, 2017

In the piece published in the Washington Post Monkey Cage, Professor Sarah Sokhey in conjunction with a current undergrad from Macedonia, Danilo Gjukovikj, analyze the Western implications of the unfolding drama in the Balkan country of Macedonia. One of Professor Sarah Sokhey's areas of focus in her research is Eastern...

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State Aid to Firms During Financial Crisis: Evidence from the Emerging European Countries.

SOKHEY SW, Duvanova D. Business and Politics . 18 (3) (2016): 225-262. Abstract: Decisions over state assistance to firms can hinge on whether politicians choose a strategy that favors particular interest groups, targets aggregate economic performance, or both. Which types of firms are more likely to receive financial help from...

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Trade and the Recognition of Commercial Lingua Francas: Russian Language Laws in Post-Soviet Countries.

Liu AH, Roosevelt M, Wilson Sokhey S. Economics & Politics (October 2016). Abstract: Trade has the potential to influence a wide range of political and social outcomes. Using the post-Soviet context, we examine how language policies – vital components for how minorities are treated with far-reaching economic consequences – are...