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Welcome. I am an assistant professor at the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto. My work examines the effects of the international system on domestic reforms, and has appeared in International Organization, International Theory, and Perspectives on Politics. I was born in Russia and received my Ph.D. from Columbia University.


RECENT RESEARCH

Working papers and recent publications. See RESEARCH section for abstracts and more information.

From the Spring of Nations to the Arab Spring: Building Dynamic Theories of Democratic Waves. Working paper, currently under revise & resubmit.

Corrupting the Cyber-Commons: Social Media as a Tool of Autocratic Resilience. Perspectives on Politics 13(1), Spring 2015.

Competing Views of Democracy Measures in the Former Soviet Republics. In Ranking the World: The Emerging Politics of Ratings and Rankings, edited by Alex Cooley and Jack Snyder. Cambridge University Press, 2015. Replication data and supplementary materials are available HERE.


LATEST UPDATES

October 26, 2015. Interview with Univerity of Toronto's Arts & Science News on Russian foreign policy in Syria.

October 23, 2015: Roundtable discussion on The Agenda with Steve Paikin on Russia's role in Syria. With Hussein Ibish, Bessma Momani, Eric Margolis, and myself.

June 23, 2015: I have a post in the Washington Post's Monkey Cage discussing my recent chapter on measures of democracy.

April 1, 2015: Research featured in the University of Toronto's Arts & Science News.

March 30, 2015: I have a post in the Washington Post's Monkey Cage discussing my recent article on social media co-option.

March 25, 2015: Quoted in a CBC News story on the Trans-Eurasian Belt Development.

February 2, 2015: Quoted in a Maclean's story "The Encyclopedia of the Oil Crash".

(For an archive of past updates, see HERE.)

ADDRESS
Dept. of Political Science
University of Toronto
3018 Sidney Smith Hall
100 St. George Street
Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3G3

PHONE
(416) 978-3346

EMAIL
seva1000@gmail.com

OFFICE
3052 Sidney Smith Hall

OFFICE HOURS
Fridays 10-12.

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