Comparative political economy
Oil, Post-Communist, and Authoritarian politics
EducationPh.D., The Ohio State University
M.A., The Ohio State University
B.A., Truman State University
Kennedy, Ryan. 2010. "A Quiet Revolution? Moldova's 2005 Parliamentary Elections and the Influence of the Colour Revolutions." In Donnacha O’Beachain and Abel Polese (eds.), The Colour Revolutions in the Former Soviet Republics. London: Routledge.
Kennedy, Ryan. 2010. "The Contradiction of Modernization: A Conditional Model of Endogenous Democratization." Journal of Politics, 72(3): 785-798.
Neblo, Michael A., Kevin M. Esterling, Ryan P. Kennedy, David M. Lazer, and Anand E. Sokhey. 2010. "Who Wants to Deliberate – and Why?" American Political Science Review, 104(3): 566-583.
Kennedy, Ryan. 2009. "Survival and Accountability: An Analysis of the Empirical Support for 'Selectorate Theory.'" International Studies Quarterly, 53(3): 695-714.