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Sheri Berman
Professor of Political Science, Barnard College, New York

Sheri Berman is professor of political science at Barnard College in New York. Her book Democracy and Dictatorship in Europe: From the Ancien Regime to the Present Day is forthcoming from Oxford University Press.

Written by Sheri Berman