Department of Public and International Affairs
Associate Professor of Government and Politics
McGlinchey is Associate Professor of Politics and
Director of Graduate Studies for George Mason University’s
Department of Public and International Affairs. He is the
author of Chaos,
Violence, Dynasty: Politics and Islam in Central Asia
(University of Pittsburgh Press, 2011). McGlinchey’s areas
of research include comparative politics, Central Asian
regime change, political Islam, and social mobilization.
His current book project explores social protest in
Central Asia. McGlinchey received his Ph.D. from Princeton
University in 2003.
A list of Dr. McGlinchey's academic writings
on regime change and political Islam as well as
his Congressional briefings and policy papers can be found