Linda J. Cook Professor of Political Science, Professor of Slavic Studies

Linda J. Cook received her Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1985. She is currently a professor in the political science department at Brown University, and associate of the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University. She has authored "The Soviet Social Contract and Why it Failed" (Harvard, 1993), "Postcommunist Welfare States: Reform Politics in Russia and Eastern Europe," (Cornell, 2007).  In 2015 Cook was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship for research on health care disparities in the Russian Federation.

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