Dr. Ken Kollman received a Ph.D. from Northwestern University in Political Scientist and is currently a Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor of Political Science and Director and Research Professor in the Center for Political Studies.
His recent book, Perils of Centralization, published by Cambridge University Press, includes research on the European Union, the Roman Catholic Church, General Motors Corporation, and the United States government. Throughout his career he has contributed in diverse fields: computational social science, comparative and American politics, European Union studies, comparative federalism, and comparative political parties and elections. His popular American government textbook with W.W. Norton is now in its second edition. The New York Times and Washington Post have published his essays. He created and administered a new minor and major in international studies at the University of Michigan. The major has grown into one of the largest at the university. He co-founded and is co-principal investigator of the Constituency-Level Election Archive (CLEA), which is the world’s largest repository of elections results data.
Kalinin, Kirill (2014). A Study of Social Desirability Bias in Russia: Theory and Methodology. Monitoring Obschestvennogo Mneniya: ekonomicheskiye i sotsialniye peremeni. VTSIOM. March–April.(in Russian). In print.
Kalinin, Kirill (2014). (with multiple co-authors) The Comprehensive Analysis of the Pre-election Opinion Polls at the Moscow Mayoral Elections, September 8, 2013. Final project report (version 2). (in Russian) http://www.openopinion.ru/
Kalinin, Kirill (2012). Electoral Frauds in Russia: Mechanisms, Diagnostics, Interpretations. Neprikosnovennyi Zapas, N4(84) (in Russian).
Kalinin, Kirill (2011). Evolution of Socio-Professional Cleavage in Russia (1993–2007): Theory, Methodology, Measurement. Monitoring Obschestvennogo Mneniya: ekonomicheskiye i sotsialniye peremeni. VTSIOM. January–February N1(101).(in Russian).
Mebane, Walter R., Jr., and Kirill Kalinin (2009). Electoral Falsification in Russia: Complex Diagnostics of Elections 2003–2004, 2007–2008. Rossiyskoye Electoral’noye Obozreniye, REO N2, 57–70.(in Russian).