Erica Marat

Nonresident Research Fellow



Erica Marat is a Nonresident Research Fellow with the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute and Silk Road Studies Program, Joint Center. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Regional and Analytical Studies of the National Defense University's College of International and Security Affairs. She an expert on security issues in Central Asia, with a specific interest in military, national and regional defense, as well as state-crime relations in Eurasia. Marat holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Bremen. Her most recent book is The Military and the State in Central Asia: From Red Army to Independence, published by Routledge in 2009.


Selected Publications

EricaBookErica Marat, The Military and the State in Central Asia: From Red Army to Independence,Routledge, 2009.

Erica Marat, “Country Review: Kyrgyzstan”,Nations in Transit 2008, 2009, forthcoming 2010 for Freedom House.

Erica Marat, Labor Migration in Central Asia: Implications of the Global Economic Crisis, Silk Road Paper, June 2009. 

Erica Marat, "The Paradox of an Educated Russian," Moscow Times, 20 July 2009. 

Erica Marat, "Nation Branding in Central Asia: A New Campaign to Present Ideas about the State and the Nation",Europe-Asia Studies, September 2009.


Publications in Silkroad Database