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Professor Alfred Stepan

MA, FBA
Quondam Fellow since 1999
Wallace S. Sayre Professor of Government, Columbia University, New York
Professor Alfred Stepan
  • Background

    • Quondam Fellow, All Souls College (from 1999)
    • Gladstone Professor of Government and Fellow, All Souls College (from 1996 to 1999)
    • Rector, then President, Central European University, Budapest, Prague and Warsaw (from 1993 to 1996)
    • Dean, School of International and Public Affairs then Professor of Political Science (1983–7), Columbia University (from 1983 to 1991)
    • Associate Professor, then Professor, of Political Science, Yale University (from 1970 to 1983)
    • Social Science Department, Rand Corporation (from 1966 to 1969)
    • Postgraduate, Columbia University (from 1963 to 1969)
    • Undergraduate, Balliol College, Oxford (from 1957 to 1960)
  • Selected publications

    • Arguing Comparative Politics (New York: OUP, 2001)
    • (with Juan J. Linz) Problems of Democratic Transition and Consolidation: Southern Europe, South America and post-Communist Europe (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996)
    • Rethinking Military Politics: Brazil and the Southern Cone (Princeton University Press, 1988)
    • The State and Society: Peru in Comparative Perspective (Books on Demand, 1978)
    • The Military in Politics: Changing Patterns in Brazil (Princeton University Press, 1971)
  • Other professional memberships and roles

    • Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    • Member, NEC; Member, Americas Watch
    • Member, Board of Governors, Foreign Policy Association
    • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Civil Society; Guggenheim Fellow (1974–5)
    • Member, Editorial Board, Government and Opposition (1996–)
    • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Democracy (1989–)
    • Member, Order of Rio Branco (Brazil), (2002)