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Associate Professor of Political Science, Tulane University, Louisiana

Axel Springer Fellow - Class of Spring 2012


Martin Dimitrov is Associate Professor of Political Science at Tulane University. He is the author of Piracy and the State: The Politics of Intellectual Property Rights in China (Cambridge, 2009) and is working on two book projects: a monograph entitled Dictatorship and Information: Autocratic Regime Resilience in Communist Europe and China and an edited volume entitled Why Communism Didn’t Collapse: Institutional Foundations of Authoritarian Resilience in Europe and Asia. He received his PhD in Political Science from Stanford University in 2004, and was previously an Assistant Professor of Government at Dartmouth College. He has been awarded residential fellowships from the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; the Hoover Institution (declined); the Institute for Advanced Study at the University of Notre Dame; the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law at Stanford; the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard; and the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard.