Gary Stradiotto, PhD

Gary Stradiotto
Office: Kroc Institute for Peace & Jus 292

Lecturer II, Political Science and International Relations

  • PhD, University of California, Davis: Political Science
  • MA, San Francisco State University; Political Science
  • BS, Indiana University, Bloomington; Business Economics and Public Policy
  • Mandarin Training Center, National Taiwan Normal University: Taipei, Taiwan

Gary Stradiotto has taught in the department of Political Science and International Relations since 2019.  Prior to that, he taught at The George Washington University in Washington, DC for 9 years.  His research focuses on democratic transitions, democratization and political economy. 

He has published the book, along with co-author Sujian Guo, Democratic Transitions: Modes and Outcomes (Routledge, 2014.) He has also published numerous academic articles, including “Prospects for Democratic Transition in China” (with Sujian Guo). Journal of Chinese Political Science (2018); “The Nature and Direction of Economic Reform in North Korea” (with Sujian Guo) Political Studies (2007) and “The Stability of Representation: A Cross-National Analysis of Party Policy Dispersion” (with Ronni Abney and Andrea Morrison) Representation (2007).

Areas of Expertise

Comparative Politics, Democratization, Democratic Transition, Political Economy

Areas of Interest

Gary teaches courses in both Comparative Politics and International Relations. 

Office Hours

Section 01R
1/27 - 5/12 W 4:00 pm - 5:30 pmTBD - TBD