Laura Luehrmann, Ph.D.

Wright State University

Phone: 937-775-3197

Address: 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy

City: Dayton, Ohio - 45435

Country: United States

About Me:

Professor of Political Science and Graduate Director, Wright State University's School of Public and International AffairsFaculty member with interest in comparative politics and social movements; teaching experience in China, developing world, political transitions and political ideologies.  Regular presenter at Wright Patterson Air Force Base to personnel assigned to PACOM; presenting on China's role in the region, focusing on both domestic and international policies of the PRC.Regular community presenter on Asian politics and affairs, social movements and regime change (and stasis).

Research Interests

Asian Politics

Comparative Democratization

Political Participation


Foreign Policy

Countries of Interest


North Korea


My Research:

Recent publications: Comparative Politics of the Global South  Linking Concepts and Cases (with December Green); Lynne Rienner Publishers: 2017 (currently in its Fourth Edition, previously titled Comparative Politics of the "Third World")Contentious POlitics in Brazil and China: Beyond Regime (with December Green); Westview: 2016"Corruption in China: Red Capitalists on Parade," in Charles Funderburk, editor, Political Corruption in Comparative Perspective (Ashgate: 2012)"The Red Flag and the Ring: The Dances Surrounding Sino-Vatican Ties," Asian Politics and Policy (1:3, July 2009)