Graeme Gill

Graeme Gill is professor emeritus at the University of Sydney and a long-time student of Russian and Soviet politics. His most recent book, Collective Leadership in Soviet Politics, is a study of the dynamics of leadership in the USSR from 1917 until 1991. He is currently working on a study of leadership in authoritarian systems more generally. He has worked widely on the importance of symbolism and Soviet and Russian politics, as well as on the history of the state and democratisation.