Martha Olcott

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Martha Olcott

Professor of Political Science, Emerita

Department/Office Information

Political Science


BA, SUNY Buffalo, 1970; MA (1973), PhD (1978), University of Chicago

  • The Kazakhs (Hoover Institution Press, 1987, expanded, revised edition, 1995)
  • The New Central Asian States (U.S. Institute of Peace, 1996), three edited volumes
  • 50+ articles, including several in Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, Current History and Orbis
  • Director, Central Asian American Enterprise Fund
  • Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
  • Consultant for business firms and various U.S. and international government agencies
  • Consultant on Central Asian Affairs for former Acting Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger