Yoshiko M. Herrera received her B.A. from Dartmouth College (1992) and M.A. (1994) and Ph.D. (1999) from University of Chicago. She was on the faculty at Harvard University in the Government department from 1999-2007 and currently is Professor of Political Science at UW-Madison. From 2011-2014 she was Director of Center for Russia, East Europe and Central Asia, and from 2012-15 she was co-Director, International Institute (now Institute for Regional and Internatioanl Studies) at University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is currently Director of the UW-Madison Partnership with Nazarbayev University in Astana, Kazakhstan.
Yoshiko Herrera "Pride Versus Prejudice: Ethnicity, National Identity, and Xenophobia in Russia." Comparative Politics. 48.3 (2016): 293-315.
Vilas Associates Award, Social Studies Division
2011 Ed A. Hewett Book Prize, Honorable Mention, Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies, awarded for the outstanding publication on the political economy of the centrally planned economies of the former Soviet Union and East Central Europe and their transitional successors, for Mirrors of the Economy: National Accounts and International Norms in Russia and Beyond (Cornell University Press, 2010)