Mark Lawrence Schrad, Vodka Politics: Alcohol, Autocracy, and the Secret History of the Russian State (New York: Oxford University Press), 2014.

Mark Lawrence Schrad,
The Political Power of Bad Ideas: Networks, Institutions, and the Global Prohibition Wave (New York: Oxford University Press), 2010.

Peer Reviewed Articles:
Mark Lawrence Schrad, “Can Policy Overcome Tradition? Evaluating the Effectiveness of Russia’s Ongoing Anti-Alcohol Campaign,”
World Medical & Health Policy (Special issue: alcohol and public policy). Vol. 6, No. 1 (Forthcoming, March 2014).

Mark Lawrence Schrad, “Evaluating Policy Effectiveness in Historical Context: Pre-Prohibition Alcohol-Control Studies Revisited,”
World Medical & Health Policy (Special issue: alcohol and public policy). Vol. 6, No. 1 (Forthcoming, March 2014).

Mark Lawrence Schrad, “
In Defense of the Populist Lecture,” PS: Political Science and Politics. Vol. 43, No. 4 (October 2010), pp. 759-765.

Mark Lawrence Schrad, “The First Social Policy: Alcohol Control and Modernity in Policy Studies,” Journal of Policy History, Vol. 19, No. 4, (Fall 2007), pp. 428-451.

Mark Lawrence Schrad, “Constitutional Blemishes: Understanding American Alcohol Prohibition and Repeal as Policy Punctuation,” Policy Studies Journal, Vol. 35, No. 3, (August 2007), pp. 437-464.

Mark Lawrence Schrad, “
Threat Level Green: Conceding Ecology for Security in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union,” Global Environmental Change, Vol. 16, No. 4, (October 2006), pp. 400-422.

M. Lawrence Schrad, “Toward a Comparative Analysis of State Alcohol Control Systems: The Triadic Model,” Contemporary Drug Problems, Vol. 32, No. 2, (Summer 2005), pp. 195-224.

Mark Lawrence Schrad, “Rag Doll Nations and the Politics of Differentiation on Arbitrary Borders: Karelia and Moldova,” Nationalities Papers, Vol. 32, No. 2 (June 2004), pp. 457-496.

Chapters in Edited Volumes:

Mark Lawrence Schrad, “The Revolutionary Implications of Russian Alcohol Prohibition, 1914-1925,” in: Russia’s Great War and Revolution, 1914-1992: The Centennial Reappraisal. (Volume 4: The Home Front: Politics, Economy and Society in War and Revolution). Bloomington, IN: Slavica Publishers (Forthcoming, 2014).

Mark Lawrence Schrad, “
Butylka za uslugu: Vodka, Blat, and Barter in Russia,” in: Mikhail V. Teplyanskii (ed.), Alkgol‘ v Rossii: Materialy chetvertoi mezhdunarodnoi nauchno-prakticheskoi konferentsii (Ivanovo, 25-26 oktabrya 2013). Ivanovo, Russia: Filial RGGU v g. Ivanovo, 2013, pp. 36-44.

Mark Lawrence Schrad, “The Transnational Temperance Community,” in: Marie-Laure Djelic and Sigrid Quack, (eds.)
Transnational Communities and the Regulation of Business (Cambridge University Press), 2010, pp. 383-421.

Mark Lawrence Schrad, “Alcohol Control and Prohibition,” in: Paul Quirk (eds.), American Public Policy (Polity Press), 2011.

Commentaries and Non-Peer Reviewed Publications:

Mark Lawrence Schrad, “Murder, Intrigue, and the Mysterious Origins of Vodka.” (Vodka Politics excerpt), August 24, 2013.

Mark Lawrence Schrad, “
The Vodka Effect: A Short History of Booze Diplomacy.” Politico Magazine, December 30, 2013.

Mark Lawrence Schrad, “
Boycotting Vodka Won’t Help Russia’s Gays” (Editorial). The New York Times, Wed., August 21, 2013, p. A19.
(Op-Ed on Western LGBT boycotts of Russian vodka. Reprinted widely, including Russian, Chinese & Portuguese Translations)

Mark Lawrence Schrad,“
抵制伏特加帮不了俄斯同性恋“  New York Times (Chinese), August 26, 2013.

Mark Lawrence Schrad, “
Boicotar a vodca russa não ajudará os homossexuais do país,“ UOL Notícias (Brazil), August 22, 2013.

Mark Lawrence Schrad, “
Бойкотирование водки не поможет российским геям,” (Russia), August 21, 2013.

Mark Lawrence Schrad, ”
Moscow’s Drinking Problem” (Editorial). The New York Times, Sunday, April 17, 2011, p. W8.
(Op-Ed on the Kremlin’s financial considerations undermining its own well-meaning temperance efforts. Reprinted widely, including Russian and Chinese Translations)

Mark Lawrence Schrad, “
莫斯科的酗酒问题 (Alcohol Problems in Moscow)“  首页,, April 18, 2011.

Mark Lawrence Schrad, “
莫斯科的酗酒问题 (Alcohol Problems in Moscow)” 冷眼·Digest, April 19, 2011.

Mark Lawrence Schrad, “
Перед Москвой стоит проблема алкоголизма (Before Moscow Stands the Problem of Alcoholism),” InoSMI, April 17, 2011.

Mark Lawrence Schrad, “
Москва: проблема пития (Moscow: The Problem of Drinking),” Golos Rossii, April 18, 2011.

Mark Lawrence Schrad, “Перед Москвой стоит проблема алкоголизма (Before Moscow Stands the Problem of Alcoholism),” Newsland, April 17, 2011.

Mark Lawrence Schrad, ”
A Lesson in Drinking” (Editorial). Moscow Times, No. 4589,  Friday, March 4, 2011.
(Examination and interpretation of recently released WHO alcohol-consumption data.)

M. Lawrence Schrad, “
Kicking the Vodka Habit” (Editorial). Moscow Times, Friday, November 3, 2006, p. 8.

    (Critical reply to plans in the Russian State Duma to re-institute a national alcohol monopoly--subsequently re-printed in the St. Petersburg Times, November, 2006.)

Mark Lawrence Schrad, “Abnormal Demographics,” Foreign Affairs, Vol. 83, No. 4 (July/August 2004), pp. 150-151.

      (Editorial response to Shleifer and Treisman's “Russia--A Normal Country”)



Here are ICPSR links to some of my data used in the dissertation as well as other publications, such as “Constitutional Blemishes.”

Coverage of American Alcohol Control Issues in Reader’s Guide to Periodical Literature, 1890-1950. (N=2593)

Coverage of Alcohol Control Issues in US Congressional Committee Hearings, 1888-1952. (N=169) Codebook

US Congressional Committee Prints on Alcohol Control, 1900-1969. (N=47)

Coverage of Temperance and Alcohol Control in Svensk Bok-Katalog, 1875-1935. (N=1196)

Frequency of Swedish Nykterhetskommité Meetings, (1911-1920)