Florida State University

Political Science

College of Social Sciences & Public Policy

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Quintin Beazer

Associate Professor & Director of Graduate Recruitment and Admissions

Specialization: Authoritarian Regimes, Comparative International Political Economy, Post-communist Politics

Areas of Interest: Comparative & international political economy, authoritarian regimes, and post-communist politics

Bellamy 563

qbeazer@fsu.edu

http://www.quintinbeazer.com/

Curriculum Vitae


Biography

Quintin H. Beazer is an associate professor of political science at Florida State University and associate fellow of the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow. Professor Beazer studies comparative and international political economy and authoritarian politics, with specialization in Russia and its neighboring post-communist countries. His research examines how politics and economics interact in “messy” environments, where institutions are weak, in transition, or nondemocratic. His research has been published in journals such as the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, the British Journal of Political Science, and International Studies Quarterly. Together with Holger Kern, he is co-organizer of the Virtual Workshop on Authoritarian Regimes (VWAR), found at www.authoritarianregimes.org.

 

Research Activities

Associate Fellow, International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development at the Higher School of Economics (Moscow)

Selected Publications

Beazer, Quintin H. and Ora John Reuter. Forthcoming. “Do Authoritarian Elections Help the Poor? Evidence from Russian Cities.”  Journal of Politics.

Beazer, Quintin H., Charles Crabtree, Chris Fariss, and Holger Kern. Forthcoming. “When do Private Actors Engage in Censorship? Evidence from a Correspondence Experiment with Russian Private Media Firms.” British Journal of Political Science.

Beazer, Quintin H. and Daniel J. Blake. Forthcoming. “Risk is Relative: Heterogeneous Responses to Institutional Risks for Foreign Investment.” International Studies Quarterly.

Beazer, Quintin H. and Ora John Reuter. 2019. “Who’s to Blame? Political Centralization and Electoral Punishment under Authoritarianism.” Journal of Politics 81 (2): 648-662.

Beazer, Quintin H. and Daniel J. Blake. 2018. “The Conditional Nature of Political Risk: How Home Institutions Influence the Location of Foreign Direct Investment.” American Journal of Political Science 62 (2): 470-485.