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 Researchers at the MPI for the Study of Societies

Kristina Gushchina

Kristina Gushchina
Doctoral Researcher, IMPRS-SPCE, University of Cologne
Phone: +49 221 470 5913
Fax: +49 221 470 8669

Homepage at the Cologne Center for Comparative Politics

Research Interests

Political science; quantitative and comparative political research; women's political representation; post-communist Europe; post-Soviet countries

Selected Publications

Gushchina, Kristina, and Pavel Kononenko. 2017. "Russian Local Self-Government: The Evolution towards Its End." In The Governance of Local Communities: Global Perspectives and Challenges, edited by Thomas F. Reilly. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, 235-257.  
Golosov, Grigorii V., Kristina Gushchina, and Pavel Kononenko. 2016. "Russia's Local Government in the Process of Authoritarian Regime Transformation: Incentives for the Survival of Local Democracy." Local Government Studies 42 (4), 507-526.



Oct. 2016-present Doctoral Researcher, International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (IMPRS-SPCE), Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne, and University of Cologne, Cologne Center for Comparative Politics (CCCP)
2014-2015 MA, Political Science, Central European University, Budapest
2010-2014 BA, International Relations, Political Science, and Human Rights, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Saint Petersburg University, Russia, and Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York (joint program located in St. Petersburg)


Awards and Honors (Selected)

Jan.-June 2015: Full CEU Fellowship, Central European University, Budapest  
2015: Departmental Award for Academic Excellence, Central European University, Budapest

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