Participant Info

First Name
Yana
Last Name
Gorokhovskaia
Country
United States
University
Columbia University
Keywords
authoritarianism, Russia, protest, elections, voter turnout
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Personal Info

About Me

I research the electoral dynamics of authoritarian states, focusing on Russia and the former Soviet Union. I am particularly interested in how elections can be manipulated without the use of outright fraud as well as patterns of protest and the organizational capacity of the opposition. Currently, I am working on two projects: the first examines the drivers of voter turnout in Russia over the last fifteen years and the other tracks scholarly research on civil society using interviews and other qualitative data.

Recent Publications

Gorokhovskaia, Y. (2016) “Testing for sources of electoral competition under authoritarianism: an analysis of Russia’s gubernatorial elections.” Post-Soviet Affairs, ¬†http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1060586X.2016.1257843

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Russia, former Soviet Union

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