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Two Pitzer Professors, Two Countries, One Treasure Trove of Data

Claremont, Calif. (February 15, 2017)—Pitzer Professors Barbara and Azamat Junisbai’s research paper, “Two Countries, Five Years: Islam in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan through the Lens of Public Opinion Surveys,” has just been published in Central Asian Affairs, a peer-reviewed journal that features innovative social science research on contemporary developments in Central Asia. The husband-and-wife research team, [Read More…]

February 15, 2017
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Pitzer College Assistant Dean of Faculty Barbara Junisbai Joins the Varieties of Democracy Project as Kazakhstan Expert

Claremont, Calif. (April 29, 2013) — Pitzer College Assistant Dean of Faculty Barbara Junisbai has been selected as a country expert on Kazakhstan for the Varieties of Democracy Project (V-Dem), a team of social scientists devoted to creating a better understanding of democracy and the factors necessary for creating representative governments. In her role as [Read More…]

April 29, 2013