Facade of the European University at St. Petersburg from Gagarinskaya Ulitsa (2017)


PhD, University of California, Berkeley, Department of Political Science, Berkeley, California (2017–)

MA, European University at St. Petersburg, IMARES, St. Petersburg, Russia (2016-2017)

BA, University of Pennsylvania, College of Arts and Sciences, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2012-2016)

Subfields: Comparative Politics, Eastern Europe and Post-Soviet Studies, Methodology and Formal Theory

Research Affiliate: Berkeley Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies

Professional Organizations: APSA: Comparative Democratization Subsection, ASEEES


PS 2: Comparative Politics with Professor Steven Fish (2019)

PS 141C: Politics and Government in Eastern Europe with Professor Jason Wittenberg (2018)

Professional Experience

Foreign Policy Research Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2015-2016)

Northern California World Trade Center, San Francisco, California (2014)

Smilow Center for Translational Research, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2013-2015)

Undergraduate Activities

University of Pennsylvania Club Soccer Team (2013–2016)

Philomathean Literary Society (2015-2016)

University of Pennsylvania Jazz Combos (2012-2013)

Jazz and Grooves Society (2014–2016)

Slavic Studies Research Conference (Славянский Базар): Best Essay Prize (2014)

Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor Society (2014-2016)

Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society (2015–2016)

Global Ties U.S. Emerging Leader 2015 (Washington, D.C.) (2015)