Dr. William E. Crowther
William Crowther is a professor of the Department of Political Science. He received his Ph.D. from The University of California at Los Angeles in 1986. He is the author of numerous publications on post-communist and communist politics, and ethnic conflict. His publications includeCommittees in the New Democratic Parliaments of Central Europe, with David Olson, (Columbus, Ohio: The Ohio State University Press, 2003), and The Political Economy of Romanian Socialism, (New York: Praeger, 1988). Much of his work focuses on Moldova and Romania. He has served as a consultant on democratization for governmental and non-governmental organizations, and for the past two years he authored the Freedom House Nation’s in Transit Reports on Moldova. Professor Crowther teaches in the areas of general comparative politics, Russian and Central European politics and ethnic conflict.