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Pauline Jones

Pauline Jones is professor of political science and director of the International Institute at the University of Michigan. She is the author of Oil is Not a Curse: Ownership Structure and Institutions in Petroleum-Rich Soviet Successor States, The Transformation of Central Asia: States and Societies from Soviet Rule to Independence, and Institutional Change and Political Continuity in Post-Soviet Central Asia: Power, Perceptions, and Pacts.