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Graeme Robertson

Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies

political psychology, protest, Russia, Ukraine, former Soviet Union

Affiliated Faculty

Ashley Anderson

Assistant Professor of Political Science

autocratic institutions, authoritarian resilience, contentious politics, ethnic/religious politics in authoritarian regimes, Middle East 

Charles Kurzman

Professor of Sociology

Islamic studies, citizenship studies, Middle East/North Africa

Ye Wang

Assistant Professor of Political Science

causal inference, spillover effects, panel data analysis, machine learning, social movements

Post-Doctoral Researcher

Sasha de Vogel

Post-Doctoral Researcher

authoritarian resilience, contentious politics, collective action, conflict, Russia and former USSR

Visiting Fellow

Anil Kahvecio─člu

Department of Political Science at Bilkent University, Turkey

pro-government mobilization, right-wing protests, Turkey

Current Graduate Students

Former Graduate Students

  • Cole Harvey, Assistant Professor, Oklahoma State University
  • Guzel Garifullina, Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies, University of Richmond
  • Simon Hoellerbauer, Postdoctoral Fellow in Data Science and Society, Vassar College
  • Sean Norton, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Princeton University