Anna Grzymala-Busse is among 33 scholars selected as 2016 Andrew Carnegie Fellows for the project, “The Dictator’s Curse? Authoritarian Party Collapse and the Nation State.” The Andrew Carnegie Fellowship, sponsored by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, supports scholarly research and writing in the social sciences and humanities “aimed at addressing some of the world’s most urgent challenges to U.S. democracy and international order.” Read the announcement from the Carnegie Corporation here.

Grzymala-Busse is Ronald and Eileen Weiser Professor of European and Eurasian Studies and professor of political science at the University of Michigan. She is also director of the Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies and Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia. Her latest book is Nations Under God: How Churches Use Moral Authority to Influence Politics.