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United States
Columbia University
authoritarianism, Russia, protest, civil society, elections, voter turnout
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Personal Info

About Me

I research electoral dynamics and civil society in Russia. I am particularly interested in how elections can be manipulated without the use of outright fraud, political learning at the local level, and  patterns of protest.

Recent Publications

Gorokhovskaia, Y. (2016) “Testing for sources of electoral competition under authoritarianism: an analysis of Russia’s gubernatorial elections.” Post-Soviet Affairs, ¬†



Media Coverage

“Russian protests may have staying power”

“Protesters as patriots: A new narrative for Russia”


Country Focus
Russia, former Soviet Union

Research Areas

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