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Introduction to Comparative Government

Dr. Steven Majstorovic

This course introduces comparative politics, the sub-field of political science that compares political systems from various countries around the world. This course highlights the purpose of comparative politics by evaluating the development of democracy in countries in Europe, North America and the rest of the world, in order to answer the question: is there one uniform formula for developing a democratic society?

Meet the Professor!

Professor Steven Majstorovic has been teaching at UW-Eau Claire since 1999. He was born in a refugee camp in post WWII Germany to a Polish mother who spent 4 years in a Nazi concentration camp and to a Bosnian-Serb father who was a prisoner of war for 3 years. He immigrated to America at the age of 6. He earned both his BA and MA in Political science at the University of Montana by 1987. He then received his PhD in Political Science at the University of Colorado in 1992 and spent the following year at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University on a post-doctoral fellowship. He previously taught at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Professor Steven Majstorovic has been teaching at UW-Eau Claire since 1999. He was born in a refugee camp in post WWII Germany to a Polish mother who spent 4 years in a Nazi concentration camp and to a Bosnian-Serb father who was a prisoner of war for 3 years. He immigrated to America at the age of 6. He earned both his BA and MA in Political science at the University of Montana by 1987. He then received his PhD in Political Science at the University of Colorado in 1992 and spent the following year at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University on a post-doctoral fellowship. He previously taught at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.