Public-Facing Work

“Navalny Returns to Russia And Brings Anti-Putin Politics With Him,” The Conversation, January 31, 2021.

“Russia’s Rigged Elections Look Nothing Like the US Election,” with Sarah Oates, The Conversation, November 10, 2020

“How Alexei Navalny Revolutionized Opposition Politics in Russia,” The Conversation, August 21, 2020

“The Belarus Election and its Aftermath/An Expert Analysis,” Insight and Analysis Series, The Kennan Institute, August 12, 2020

“With Prizes, Food, Housing and Cash, Putin Rigged Russia’s Most Recent Vote,” The Conversation, July 2020

The Russian Power Vertical and the COVID-19 Challenge: The Trajectories of Regional Responses with Gulnaz Sharafutdinova, Timothy Model, and Aiden Klein, PONARS Eurasia Policy Memo No. 646, April 2020

The Reality of Russia’s Constitutional Reform: Limited Institutional Change Masks a Profound Shift in Economic Policy, Russia Analytical Digest, February 13, 2020

“The Opportunist in the Kremlin,” The Globe Post, March 24, 2020

“The Russian Cabinet Resigns and It’s all Part of Putin’s Plan,” The Conversation, January 15, 2020

“Moscow’s Municipal Elections Illustrate the Growing Political Crisis in Russia,” The Conversation, September 19, 2019

“After Ten Years of Protest in Russia: What Have We Learned?” PONARS Audio Policy Memo, April 30, 2018

“How the Kremlin Is Using the Moscow Renovation Project to Reward and Punish Voters,” PONARS Eurasia Policy Memo 513, March 2018

“Is the growing Russia crisis another Cold War conflict? Nyet,” The Conversation, March 30, 2018

“Why Alexey Navalny is Important in Russia and the World,” Public Seminar, March 15, 2018

“This May Discredit Putin in the Next Election,” in “The Russians Are Protesting! Why?” Washington Post – Monkey Cage, March 31, 2017

“The Depiction of Russia at the Woman’s Marches,” PONARS Eurasia Discussions, January 27, 2017

“The State of Russian Studies is Ascendant,” Here and Now, WBUR, October 18, 2016

“Russia’s 2016-2018 Election Cycle: Popular Engagement and Protest Potential,” PONARS Eurasia Policy Memo 438, August 2016

“Does the Russian Opposition Have a Political Future?” interview on Two Guys Discussing Russia Over Pastries, September 21, 2015

“Beyond United Russia: The Kremlin’s Efforts to Engineer Ruling Majorities,” PONARS Eurasia Policy Memo 302, September 2013.

“Thief or Savior? Contesting Personalism in Russia’s Rallies and Protests,” PONARS Policy Memo, September 15, 2013

“Welcome to North Korea, Predicting the Effect of Russia’s New Protest Law,” e-International Relations, July 4, 2012

“Russia’s Growing Opposition,” Washington Post – Monkey Cage, May 7, 2012.

“More on 2012 Russian Presidential Elections and Post-Election Protests,” Washington Post – Monkey Cage, March 6, 2012

“The Complicated Views of Pro- and Anti-Putin Protestors,” Washington Post – Monkey Cage, March 2, 2012

“The Most Recent Anti-Putin Protest: Evidence of a Nascent Russian Civil Society,” Washington Post – Monkey Cage, February 5, 2012

“The Complexity That Is Current Russian Politics,” Washington Post – Monkey Cage, December 9, 2011

“On Potential Deals in the Super-Committee,” with William Bianco, Washington Post – Monkey Cage,
November 8, 2011

“Putin 2012: More Expert Opinion,” Washington Post – Monkey Cage, September 27, 2011

“The Utility of Self-Governance: Elinor Ostrom’s Contributions to Knowledge,” with William Bianco, Transnational Corporations Review 2 (2010): 124-7

“Nobel Winner’s Work Challenges LI on Consolidation,” with William Bianco, Newsday, November 27, 2009

“Global Research, Local Applications,” with William Bianco, The Journal Gazette, December 11, 2009