Claremont McKenna College

Hilary Appel, Ph.D.


Areas of Expertise

Political Economy, Comparative Politics, East Europe, International Political Economy, Russia, Central Europe and German Reunification


Selected Research and Publications

  • Appel, Hilary, Tax Politics in Eastern Europe: Globalization, Regional Integration and the Democratic Compromise. University of Michigan Press, 2011.
  • Appel, Hilary and Mitchell Orenstein, "Ideas versus Resources: Explaining the Flat Tax and Pension Privatization Revolutions in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union,” Comparative Political Studies, Forthcoming [volume 46, February 2013]
  • Appel, Hilary,“Is it Putin or Is it Oil? Explaining Russia’s Fiscal Recovery,” Post-Soviet Affairs, volume 24, October-December 2008, pp. 301-323.
  • Appel, Hilary, “International Imperatives and Tax Reform: Lessons from Postcommunist Europe,” Comparative Politics, volume 39, October 2006, pp. 43-62.
  • Appel, Hilary, “The Ideological Determinants of Liberal Economic Reform: The Case of Privatization,” World Politics, volume 52, July 2000, pp. 520-549.

Selected Awards and Affiliations

  • National Council for Eurasian and East European Research, Research Grant, 2007-10.
  • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Kennan Institute Short-term Scholar, 2008.
  • Social Science Research Council, Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2002-03.
  • Columbia University Harriman Institute, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2002.
  • American Council of Learned Societies, Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2001-02.



Hilary Appel, Ph.D.

Podlich Family Professor of Government and George R. Roberts Fellow

Education: B.A., Williams College; M.A., Stanford University; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Department: Government
Office Hours:
  Monday, 01:15PM - 03:00PM
Email: hilary.appel@cmc.edu
Phone: (909) 607-1491
Fax: (909) 621-8419
Address: Bauer Center 219
Website:
Curriculum Vitae: CV

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Dean of the Faculty

Interim Dean of the Faculty Nicholas Warner
Nicholas Warner

Interim Dean of the Faculty

Nicholas Warner is CMC's Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, Interim Dean of the Faculty, and Professor of Literature

Welcome

Claremont McKenna College faculty are committed to the pursuit of excellence, and to helping our students achieve success in a myriad of fields. All of us in the Dean of the Faculty’s office share this commitment, as we work closely with our distinguished teacher-scholars and support them in their important work. As you browse our office site, we hope you will discover new information and resources about CMC. Scrolling through these pages will help you learn about the outstanding units that comprise our office, and the many aspects of the College that come together to form our academic community.

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Dean of the Faculty Office Staff & Responsibilities

Dean of the Faculty Gregory Hess
Nicholas Warner
Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs and Interim Dean of the Faculty

Professor of Literature

  • Academic Affairs Committee of the Board of Trustees
  • Academic Deans Committee (ADC)
  • Administration Committee
  • Appointments, Promotion, and Tenure Committee (APT)
  • APT Executive Committee
  • Board of Trustees
  • Budgets
  • Commencement
  • Committee Assignments
  • Compensation
  • Faculty Handbook Committee
  • Faculty Research Committee
  • Keck Science Deans Committee
  • Language Coordinator
  • Podlich Distinguished Fellows
  • Research and Research Institutes Subcommittee
  • Senior Staff
  • Space Planning
  • Tenure Track Appointments

The Dean of the Faculty oversees the following offices:
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology Services
  • Off-Campus Study
  • Office of Sponsored Research
  • Research Institutes
  • Office of the Registrar
  • Teaching Resource Center
  • The Center for Writing & Public Discourse
Lee Skinner
Lee Skinner
Associate Dean of the Faculty

Associate Professor of Spanish

  • Academic Advising
  • Academic Affairs Committee of the Board of Trustees
  • Academic Standards Committee
  • Board of Trustees
  • Budgets
  • Chair, Curriculum Committee and general curriculum oversight
  • Chair, Diversity Committee
  • Committee Assignments
  • Compensation
  • Director, Teaching Resource Center
  • Non-tenure Track Appointments
  • Research and Research Institutes Subcommittee
  • Senior Staff
Ronald Riggio
Ronald Riggio
Associate Dean of the Faculty

Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership and Organizational Psychology

  • Academic Affairs Committee of the Board of Trustees
  • Administration Committee
  • Appointments, Promotion, and Tenure Committee (APT)
  • Board of Trustees
  • Committee Assignments
  • Faculty Research Committee
  • Research and Research Institutes Subcommittee
  • Sabbatical Leaves
  • Senior Staff
Cindi Guimond
Cindi Guimond
Director of Academic Administration

  • Advising and Orientation
  • Budgets
  • Committee support for Academic Affairs, APT, APT/EC, Curriculum and Faculty Research
  • Convocation / Commencement
  • Faculty Handbook
  • General Office Support
  • Language Residents
  • Office Moves
  • Space Planning
  • Supervisor, Faculty Support Centers
Dianna Graves
Dianna Graves
Director of Academic Planning

  • Co-Advisor, Keck Science 3-2 Engineering Programs
  • Compliance
  • Departmental Reviews
  • Faculty Course Evaluations
  • Office of Sponsored Research
  • Special Projects
  • Title IX Deputy Coordinator
  • WASC
  • Web Content Management
Erica Nichols
Erica Nichols
Assistant Director of Academic Planning and Administration

  • Committee Support for the Curriculum Committee
  • General Office Support
  • Podlich Distinguished Fellows
  • Post Tenure Reviews
  • Special Projects
Lori Juan
Lori Juan
Administrative Assistant

  • Committee Support for Administration and Curriculum Committees
  • Convocation / Commencement
  • Dean's List
  • Deans' Scheduling and Appointments
  • Faculty Lists
  • General Office Support
  • Joint Forensics
  • New Faculty Orientation Support
  • Web Content Management

Contact

Office of the Dean of the Faculty

Claremont McKenna College
500 E. Ninth Street
Claremont, CA 91711

Phone: (909) 621-8117
Fax: (909) 607-1212
Email:

Campus Location

Bauer Center, Second Floor
500 E. Ninth Street
Claremont, CA 91711