Wilson Center Experts

Oleksandr Potiekhin

Kennan Institute

Head, Department of Humanities, Kyiv University of Law, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, and former Regional Exchange Scholar, Kennan Institute
Wilson Center Project(s):
"Social Mobility and Formation of Elites in Democratic Society"
Dec 12, 2011
Dec 12, 2011
Previous Terms at the Wilson Center:
Regional Exchange Scholar, Kennan Institute. Director, Ukrainian Centre for Peace, Conversion and Conflict Resolution Studies. "Social Mobility and Formation of Elites in Democratic Society." April 1, 1996 - June 30, 1996. Project Description: This project covers the problems of formation of new political elites in Ukraine, their classification, and foreign policy orientations. Stresses the formation and the stratification of the military-industrial elite in Ukraine and its foreign policy orientations. Shows the paradoxes of elite formation caused by its colonial and Soviet legacy.

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