Juliet Johnson

Immediate Past President 2024

Juliet Johnson is Professor of Political Science at McGill University and the McGill Director of the European Union Centre of Excellence – Montreal. Her research focuses primarily on money and banking in the post-communist world, as well as on post-communist memory politics. An ASEEES/AAASS member since 1995, she currently sits on the Tucker/Cohen Dissertation Prize Committee and previously served on the Nominating Committee. She is the author of Priests of Prosperity: Transnational Central Bankers and Post-Communist Transformation (forthcoming, Cornell University Press) and A Fistful of Rubles: The Rise and Fall of the Russian Banking System (Cornell 2000); co-editor of Religion and Identity in Modern Russia: The Revival of Orthodoxy and Islam (Ashgate 2005); and author of articles in Europe-Asia Studies, Post-Soviet Affairs, Problems of Post-Communism, Journal of Common Market Studies, Comparative Politics, Journal of European Public Policy, the Annals of the Association of American GeographersSocial and Cultural Geography, and Review of International Political Economy (RIPE), among others. She was Lead Editor of RIPE from 2011-14 and Co-Editor from 2007-10. She has previously served as an Advisory Council member for the Kennan Institute, a Research Fellow in Foreign Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution, and a National Fellow at the Hoover Institution. At McGill, she is an elected member of iMcGill Board of Governors, has served as Associate Dean (Research and Graduate Studies) for the Faculty of Arts, and won the Faculty’s Fieldhouse award for Distinguished Teaching. She received her PhD and MA in Politics from Princeton University and her AB in International Relations from Stanford University.