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Professor Graeme Gill

BA (hons), MA (Monash), PhD (London)

Elected: 1994

Discipline: Political Science

Specialisation: Russia, post-communism, politics, state, democratisation


Professor Graeme Gill has a long standing interest in Soviet and Russian Politics and in the phenomena of communism and post-communism more generally. He also has research interests in democratisation, the development of the state, and comparative historical sociology.


  • Graeme Gill (2011) Symbols and Legitimacy in Soviet Politics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Graeme Gill (2008) Bourgeoisie, State and Democracy. Russia, Britain, France, Germany, and the USA. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Graeme Gill (2003) The Nature and Development of the Modern State. Basingstoke: Palgrave.
  • Graeme Gill (2002) Democracy and Post-Communism. Political change in the post-communist world. London: Routledge.
  • Graeme Gill (2000) The Dynamics of Democratization. Elites, Civil Society and the Transition Process. Basingstoke: Macmillan.
  • Graeme Gill and Roger Markwick (2000) Russia's Stillborn Democracy? From Gorbachev to Yeltsin. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Graeme Gill (1990) The Origins of the Stalinist Political System. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


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