Michael L. Bressler, ed. 2009. Understanding Contemporary Russia. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers. Michael L. Bressler. Chapter 4 "Politics," Chapter 1 "Introduction," and chapter 13
"Conclusion," in Understanding Contemporary Russia.
Michael L. Bressler. 2008. "Congressional Dissent During Times of War: How Congress Goes Public to Influence Foreign Policy." Extensions (Spring), 9-14.
Michael L. Bressler. 2005. Book review of Paul R. Gregory, The Political Economy of Stalinism: Evidence From the Soviet Secret Archives (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2004). Published in Comparative Political Studies 38:2 (March), 222-225.
Michael L. Bressler. 2003. Review essay of Victoria E. Bonnell and George W. Breslauer (editors), Russia in the New Century: Stability or Disorder? (Boulder, CO: Westview, 2001); and Valerie Sperling (editor), Building the Russian State: Institutional Crisis and the Quest for Democratic Governance (Boulder, CO: Westview, 2000). Published in Governance 16:1 (January), 141-145.
RECENT PROFESSIONAL PAPERS
"How Congress Goes Public During Time of War: Examining the Influence of Divided Government on Congressional Behavior." Prepared for delivery at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Toronto, Canada, September 3rd-6th, 2009.
"Congressional Dissent During Times of War: How Congress Uses the Media to Influence Foreign Policy." Prepared for delivery at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Chicago, Illinois, August 30-September 2, 2007.
"Big Rivers and Big Ideas: 'High Modernism' In Soviet Land Reclamation Policy." Prepared for delivery at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 21-24, 2002.