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Prof. Helga A. Welsh
Professor of Political Science, Wake Forest University
Ph.D., Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, 1985

Select Publications:

"Germany: The Berlin Republic Still in Transition," in Europe Today. A Twenty-First Century Introduction, eds. Ronald Tiersky and Erik Jones. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2007: 91-125.

"When Discourse Trumps Policy: Transitional Justice in Unified Germany," German Politics, 15, 2 (June 2006): 137-152.

"Higher Education in Germany: Reform in Incremental Steps," in European Journal of Education 39, 3 (September 2004): 359-75.

"Unified Germany. The Desire for Stability and the Need for Change," in Europe Today. National Politics, European Integration, and European Security, ed. Ronald Tiersky, et al. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2004: 211-249.

"The Elite Conundrum in the GDR: Lessons from the District Level," German Studies Review, XXIV, 1 (February 2001): 19-34.

"East-West Electoral Encounters in Unified Germany." In Power Shift in Germany, ed. David Conradt, et al. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2000: 181-199.

"Parliamentary Elites in Times of Political Transition: The Case of Eastern Germany," West European Politics, 19, 3 (July 1996): 507-524.

"Dealing with the Communist Past: Central and East European Experiences after 1990," Europe-Asia Studies, 48, 3 (May 1996): 413-428.

(Ed., with Donald Hancock) German Unification: Process and Outcomes. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1994.

"Political Transitions in Central and Eastern Europe," Comparative Politics, 26, 4 (July 1994): 379-394.