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Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief

Harris MylonasGeorge Washington University, USA

Harris Mylonas

Harris Mylonas is Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at the George Washington University interested in the processes of nation- and state-building, diaspora policies, and political development. Mylonas received his Ph.D. in political science from Yale University, his MA in Political Science from the University of Chicago, and completed his undergraduate degree at the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at the University of Athens, Greece. In 2008-09 and 2011-12 academic years he was an Academy Scholar at the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. He is the author of The Politics of Nation-Building: Making Co-Nationals, Refugees, and Minorities (Cambridge University Press, 2012), for which he won the 2014 European Studies Book Award by the Council for European Studies as well as The Peter Katzenstein Book Prize in 2013. His work has been published in Perspectives on Politics, Comparative Political Studies, Security Studies, European Journal of Political Research, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Social Science Quarterly, Nationalities Papers, Ethnopolitics, and various edited volumes. He is the editor-in-chief of Nationalities Papers and Vice President of the Association for the Study of Nationalities. 

Managing Editor

Danielle Judith Price

Danielle J. Price is the Managing Editor of Nationalities Papers. She received a B.A. in Russian Area Studies from the University of Alabama in 2004, and an M.A. in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies from the University of Kansas in 2007. In 2005, Danielle began her publishing career serving as the Editorial Assistant for The Russian Review while a graduate student at the University of Kansas. After graduating with her M.A., Danielle served as a managing editor for Allen Press from 2008 to 2016, where she was involved in the production, coordination, and management for a variety of different journals. When Danielle isn’t attending to journal work, she is playing her ukulele or adventuring with her family around the Pacific Northwest. 

Book Review Editor

Roland SpickermannUniversity of Texas of the Permian Basin, USA

Roland Spickermann

Roland Spickermann is an associate professor of History at the University of Texas - Permian Basin, where he teaches courses in modern German, modern European, modern Chinese history, and the Holocaust. His original research concerned nationalism and community mobilization in the ethnically mixed regions of the German Empire. His current research has shifted over to German social history in the 20th century, but he maintains an interest in issues of nationalism and genocide in central and eastern Europe.


Associate Editors

Şener AktürkKoç University, Turkey

Sener Akturk

Şener Aktürk is an Associate Professor at Koç University in Istanbul. He received his B.A. and M.A. from the University of Chicago, and his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley. He was a post-doctoral fellow in the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, and a visiting lecturer in the Department of Government, both at Harvard University. His book, Regimes of Ethnicity and Nationhood in Germany, Russia, and Turkey (Cambridge University Press, 2012) received the 2013 Joseph Rothschild book prize from the Association for the Study of Nationalities and the Harriman Institute at Columbia University. His articles were published in World Politics, Post-Soviet Affairs, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Social Science Quarterly, European Journal of Sociology, Turkish Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Osteuropa, Nationalities Papers, Theoria, Ab Imperio, All Azimuth, Insight Turkey, Turkish Policy Quarterly and Central Eurasian Studies Review, among others. 


Zeynep BulutgilUniversity College London, UK

Zeynep Bulutgil

H. Zeynep Bulutgil is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at University College London. Her research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of international security and comparative politics. She studies political violence, ethnic mobilization, as well as the relationship between religious and political institutions. Her first project explored the conditions and processes that lead to (or prevent) ethnic cleansing. The book that resulted from this project titled, The Roots of Ethnic Cleansing in Europe (Cambridge University Press, 2016, 2018), has been chosen as the Winner of the 2017 Best Book Award in the European Politics and Society Section of APSA. She has also published articles on the relationship between wars, social cleavages, and ethnic cleansing in International Security, Journal of Peace Research, Nationalities Papers, and edited volumes. Her research has been supported by fellowships from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University, the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School, the Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence at the Yale Center for International and Area Studies, and the National Science Foundation. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.


Paul GoodeUniversity of Bath, UK

Paul Goode

J. Paul Goode is Associate Professor in the Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies and Convenor of the Research Group on Nationalism, Populism, and Radicalism at the University of Bath. His current research focuses on everyday nationalism and authoritarianism in Russia and the post-Soviet sphere. His research has been funded by Fulbright and IREX and published in a variety of journals including Europe-Asia Studies, Perspectives on Politics, Post-Soviet Affairs, Problems of Post-Communism, Russian Politics, and Social Science Quarterly. He also serves on the international advisory boards for ASN, Nations & Nationalism, and European University in St Petersburg (Development Partnership Program), as well as the editorial boards for Russian Politics and Social Science Quarterly.


Aviel RoshwaldGeorgetown University, USA

Aviel Roshwald

Aviel Roshwald is Professor of History at Georgetown University, Washington, DC. He is the author of the following books: The Endurance of Nationalism: Ancient Roots and Modern Dilemmas (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006); Ethnic Nationalism and the Fall of Empires: Central Europe, Russia and the Middle East, 1914-1923 (London: Routledge, 2001); Estranged Bedfellows: Britain and France in the Middle East during the Second World War (New York: Oxford University Press, 1990). He is the co-editor, with Richard Stites, of European Culture in the Great War: The Arts, Entertainment, and Propaganda, 1914-1918 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999). With Matthew D’Auria and Cathie Carmichael, he is a co-editor of The Cambridge History of Nationhood and Nationalism (in progress). His current research focuses on comparing responses to Axis-power occupations during the Second World War across a range of European and Asian examples. 


Myra WaterburyOhio University, USA

Myra Waterburry

Myra Waterbury is Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Political Science at Ohio University. Her research focuses on the politics of nationalism, ethnicity, and membership within and across state borders, with particular interest in the case of Hungary and the Hungarian minority communities in neighboring states. Her published work has contributed to scholarship on kin-state and diaspora politics, the impact of European integration on national minority politics, and the politics of migration and citizenship. She is the author of Between State and Nation: Diaspora Politics and Kin-State Nationalism in Hungary (New York: Palgrave, 2010), and more recently “National Minorities in an Era of Externalization: Kin-State Citizenship, European Integration, and Ethnic Hungarian Minority Politics,” Problems of Post-Communism (2017), and “Caught Between Nationalism and Transnationalism: Responses to East-West Emigration in Central and Eastern Europe,” International Political Science Review (2018).

Editorial Board

Fiona B. AdamsonSOAS, University of London, UK

Hugh Agnew, George Washington University, USA

Dominique Arel, University of Ottawa, Canada

Monika Baar, University of Leiden, The Netherlands

Laia Balcells, Georgetown University, USA

Lowell Barrington, Marquette University, USA

Ceren Belge, Concordia University, Canada

Max BergholzConcordia University, Canada

Stefano BianchiniAlma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Italy

Florian BieberUniversity of Graz, Austria

Rogers BrubakerUniversity of California, Los Angeles, USA

Fotini Christia, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Bridget Coggins, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

Karl Cordell, University of Plymouth, UK

David Crowe, Chapman University and Elon University, USA

Keith Darden, American University, USA

Bhavna Davé, SOAS, University of London, UK

Stephen Deets, Babson College, USA

Alexandra GoujonUniversity of Bourgogne, France

Emily GrebleVanderbilt University, USA

Henry Hale, George Washington University, USA

Erin JenneCentral European University, Hungary

Natalie KochSyracuse University, USA

Maria Koinova, University of Warwick, UK

Dominika KoterColgate University, USA

Marlene LaruelleGeorge Washington University, USA

Siniša MaleševićUniversity College, Dublin, Ireland

George Th. MavrogordatosUniversity of Athens, Greece

Brendan O’LearyUniversity of Pennsylvania, USA

Olga Onuch, University of Manchester, UK 

Srdja Pavlović, University of Alberta, Canada

Peter RutlandWesleyan University, USA

Michael Rywkin, The City College of CUNY, USA

Gwendolyn Sasse, University of Oxford, UK

Edward Schatz, University of Toronto, Canada

Oxana ShevelTufts University, USA

Regine SpectorUniversity of Massachusetts Amherst, USA

David SzakonyiGeorge Washington University, USA

Gerard Toal (Gearóid Ó Tuathail), Virginia Tech, USA

Peter VermeerschUniversity of Leuven, Belgium

Elpida VogliUniversity of Thrace, Greece

Timothy William WatersIndiana University, USA

Theodore R. Weeks, Southern Illinois University, USA

Stefan WolffUniversity of Birmingham, UK

Djordje StefanovicSaint Mary’s University, Canada

Susan L. Woodward, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, USA

Past Editors

2013-2018: Peter Rutland, Wesleyan University, USA

2009-2013: Florian Bieber, University of Graz, Austria

2002-2009: Steve Sabol, University of North Carolina, USA

1999-2002: Nancy Wingfield, Northern Illinois University, USA

1987-1998: Henry Huttenbach, The City College, CUNY, USA

1985-1986: Orest Subtelny, York University, Canada

1972-1984: Stephen Horak, Eastern Illinois University, USA