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Professor Peter H. Solomon, Jr.

Faculty, Department of Political Science, Centre for Criminology, and Faculty of Law

e-mail: peter.solomon@utoronto.ca

Peter Solomon has been an active participant in judicial reform projects, including the Canada-Russia Judicial Partnership (2000-2008) and the Canada-Ukraine Judicial Cooperation Project (2006-2011), which are both funded by CIDA. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Institut prava i publichnoi politiki (Moscow) and on the editorial boards of three journals, and a former Director of the Centre for Russian and East European Studies at the Munk School of Global Affairs. Research interests: Soviet and post-Soviet politics; the politics of criminal justice in various countries. Author of Soviet Criminologists and Criminal Policy (1978), Criminal Justice Policy, From Research to Reform (1983), Soviet Criminal Justice under Stalin (1996); co-author of Courts and Transition in Russia: The Challenge of Judicial Reform and Crime, Criminal Justice and Criminology in Post-Soviet Ukraine (2001); editor of Reforming Justice in Russia, 1864-1996 (1997).

His current research includes (1) judicial and legal reform in contemporary Russia and Ukraine; (2) courts, law and politics in authoritarian and transitional regimes; (3) and the history of criminal justice in the USSR.

Media may contact Professor Solomon regarding law, courts, criminal justice, and legal and judicial reform.

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