Brian J Dill

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CYNTHIA BUCKLEY is Professor of Sociology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Prior to her arrival at Illinois, Professor Buckley was a faculty member of both the Department of Sociology and Eurasian Studies at the University of Texas at Austin and also served as a Program Director at the Social Science Research Council (2010-2012).  Buckley received a BA in Economics and an M.A. in Russian Studies before completing her Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Michigan.


  • Ph.D. University of Michigan

Honors & Awards


  • “People, Power, and Conflict in the Eurasian Migration System,” National Science Foundation (2009- 2013) [$968,000]
  • “Health and Social Stability in Afghanistan,” American Institute for Afghanistan Studies (2009) [$7,500] (John Richards Fellowship Award)
  • “Changing Social Norms and Migration in Georgia,” National Science Foundation Dissertation Development Award, (Erin Hofmann 2009) [$7,500]
  • “Temporary Labor Migration and Family Well-being in the Southern Caucasus,” ACTR/ACCELS Special Initiatives Policy Grant (2006-08) [$38,000]
  • “Myth, Meaning and Measurement: HIV/AIDS in the southern Caucasus,” National Council for East European and Eurasian Research (2007-2008) [$25,000]


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Research Output 2003 2019

Fixing the African State: Recognition, Politics, and Community-Based Development in Tanzania

Dill, B. J., 2013, New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 198 p. (Africa Connects)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

community development

Understanding and incorporating stakeholder perspectives in international engineering: A phrase mining analysis

Schreiber, K. L., Rodriguez, L. F., Witmer, A. P. & Dill, B. J., Jan 1 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Sustainable development

Financing Sustainable Development? How International Tax Reform is Failing Africa

Dill, B. J. & Khalil, H., Nov 2018, Sustainability in Sub-Saharan Africa: Problems, Perspectives, and Prospects. De Maio, J. L., Scheld, S. & Woldeamanuel, M. (eds.). Lexington Books, p. 91-108

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Negotiating statist neoliberalism: the political economy of post-revolution Egypt

Khalil, H. & Dill, B. J., Oct 2 2018, In : Review of African Political Economy. 45, 158, p. 574-591 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

military government
tax policy
fiscal policy

Historians and the Study of Protest

Dill, B. & Aminzade, R., Aug 1 2017, Handbook of Social Movements Across Disciplines. Roggeband, C. & Klandermans, B. (eds.). Springer, p. 141-183 (Handbooks of Sociology and Social Research).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Social Movements
Historical Records
Collective Action