Faculty

Daniel Treisman

Professor

Contact Information

Email    treisman@polisci.ucla.edu
Office  3365 Bunche Hall
Phone  (310) 794-5875
Daniel Treisman is a professor of political science at the University of California, Los Angeles and a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He was educated at Oxford University (BA Hons. 1986) and Harvard University (Ph.D. 1995). Treisman's work focuses on Russian politics and economics and comparative political economy. He has published four books and many articles in leading political science and economics journals including The American Political Science Review and The American Economic Review, as well as in the public affairs journals Foreign Affairs and Foreign Policy. A former interim lead editor of The American Political Science Review, he has also served as a consultant for the World Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and as acting director of UCLA's Center for European and Eurasian Studies. In Russia, he is a member of the International Advisory Committee of the Higher School of Economics and a member of the Jury of the National Prize in Applied Economics. He has been a Guggenheim Fellow and a visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution (Stanford) and the Institute for Human Sciences (Vienna), and has received fellowships from the German Marshall Fund of the US and the Smith Richardson Foundation. His latest book, The Return: Russia's Journey from Gorbachev to Medvedev (The Free Press, 2011) was one of the Financial Times' Best Political Books of 2011.

Degrees

Harvard University, 1995

Fields of Study

Comparative Politics

Current Courses by Term

2017 Fall Quarter

Seminar: Comparative Politics

2018 Winter Quarter

Government and Politics of Post-Communist States: Russia

Seminar: Comparative Politics

Teaching Apprentice Practicum

Previous Courses by Term

2018 Winter Quarter

Government and Politics of Post-Communist States: Russia

Seminar: Comparative Politics

2017 Fall Quarter

Seminar: Comparative Politics

2017 Winter Quarter

Government and Politics of Post-Communist States: Russia

Seminar: Comparative Politics

2016 Fall Quarter

Seminar: Comparative Politics

2016 Spring Quarter

Selected Topics in Comparative Politics

2016 Winter Quarter

Selected Topics in Comparative Politics

2015 Fall Quarter

Government and Politics of Post-Communist States: Russia

2015 Spring Quarter

Selected Topics in Comparative Politics

2015 Winter Quarter

Selected Topics in Comparative Politics

2014 Fall Quarter

Government and Politics of Post-Communist States: Russia

2014 Spring Quarter

Special Studies in Comparative Politics

Comparative Politics Proseminar

2014 Winter Quarter

Government and Politics of Post-Communist States: Russia

Seminar: Comparative Politics

Comparative Politics Proseminar

2013 Fall Quarter

Seminar: Comparative Politics

Comparative Politics Proseminar

Selected Topics in Comparative Politics

2013 Spring Quarter

Comparative Politics Proseminar

2013 Winter Quarter

Special Studies in Comparative Politics

Seminar: Comparative Politics

Comparative Politics Proseminar

2012 Fall Quarter

Government and Politics of Post-Communist States: Russia

Seminar: Comparative Politics

2012 Spring Quarter

Special Studies in Comparative Politics

2012 Winter Quarter

Government and Politics of Post-Communist States: Russia

Seminar: Comparative Politics

2011 Fall Quarter

Seminar: Comparative Politics

Selected Topics in Comparative Politics

2010 Winter Quarter

Government and Politics of Post-Communist States: Russia

2009 Fall Quarter

Selected Topics in Comparative Politics

2009 Spring Quarter

Government and Politics of Post-Communist States: Russia

2008 Spring Quarter

Special Studies in Comparative Politics

2007 Spring Quarter

Selected Topics in Comparative Politics

2007 Winter Quarter

Government and Politics of Post-Communist States: Russia

2006 Fall Quarter

Selected Topics in Comparative Politics

2006 Winter Quarter

Selected Topics in Comparative Politics

2005 Fall Quarter

Government and Politics of Post-Communist States: Political Economy of Post-Communist Reform

2005 Spring Quarter

Selected Topics in Comparative Politics

2005 Winter Quarter

Government and Politics of Post-Communist States: Russia

2004 Fall Quarter

Government and Politics of Post-Communist States: Political Economy of Post-Communist Reform

2004 Spring Quarter

Selected Topics in Comparative Politics

2003 Fall Quarter

Government and Politics of Post-Communist States: Russia

2001 Fall Quarter

Government and Politics of Post-Communist States: Political Economy of Post-Communist Reform

2001 Spring Quarter

Applications of Economic Theory

Selected Topics in Comparative Politics

2001 Winter Quarter

Selected Topics in Comparative Politics

2000 Fall Quarter

Government and Politics of Post-Communist States: Russia

Government and Politics of Post-Communist States: Political Economy of Post-Communist Reform

Previous Courses by Course

POL SCI 156A
Government and Politics of Post-Communist States: Russia

2018 Winter Quarter

2017 Winter Quarter

2015 Fall Quarter

2014 Fall Quarter

2014 Winter Quarter

2012 Fall Quarter

2012 Winter Quarter

2010 Winter Quarter

2009 Spring Quarter

2007 Winter Quarter

2005 Winter Quarter

2003 Fall Quarter

2000 Fall Quarter

POL SCI 240B
Seminar: Comparative Politics

2018 Winter Quarter

2017 Winter Quarter

2014 Winter Quarter

2013 Winter Quarter

2012 Winter Quarter

POL SCI 240A
Seminar: Comparative Politics

2017 Fall Quarter

2016 Fall Quarter

2013 Fall Quarter

2012 Fall Quarter

2011 Fall Quarter

POL SCI 259
Selected Topics in Comparative Politics

2016 Spring Quarter

2016 Winter Quarter

2015 Spring Quarter

2015 Winter Quarter

2013 Fall Quarter

2011 Fall Quarter

2009 Fall Quarter

2007 Spring Quarter

2006 Fall Quarter

2006 Winter Quarter

2005 Spring Quarter

2004 Spring Quarter

2001 Spring Quarter

2001 Winter Quarter

POL SCI 169
Special Studies in Comparative Politics

2014 Spring Quarter

2013 Winter Quarter

2012 Spring Quarter

2008 Spring Quarter

POL SCI 258
Comparative Politics Proseminar

2014 Spring Quarter

2014 Winter Quarter

2013 Fall Quarter

2013 Spring Quarter

2013 Winter Quarter

POL SCI 156D
Government and Politics of Post-Communist States: Political Economy of Post-Communist Reform

2005 Fall Quarter

2004 Fall Quarter

2001 Fall Quarter

2000 Fall Quarter

ECON 204G
Applications of Economic Theory

2001 Spring Quarter