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Election fraud, motivated reasoning, and durable authoritarianism in Russia

 

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Graeme Robertson, an associate professor of political science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will speak on “Election Fraud, Motivated Reasoning, and Durable Authoritarianism: Evidence from a Survey Experiment in Russia,” on Thursday, September 19, 2013, at 4:30 p.m., in 023 Robertson Hall, at Princeton University. The event, which is free and open to the public, is presented by Comparative Politics and the Project on Democracy and Development.

**Media who would like to attend should RSVP by September 18, 2013, to Lisa Rocco at lrocco@princeton.edu.**

Robertson is a specialist in Russian politics. His work focuses on labor, contentious politics, and hybrid and authoritarian regimes. He has contributed articles to the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, Comparative Politics, the Journal of Democracy, Slavic Review, Communist and Post-Communist Studies, and Pro et Contra. His book, The Politics of Protest in Hybrid Regimes: Managing Dissent in Post-Communist Russia, was published in 2010. Robertson earned a Ph.D. from Columbia University.

Deborah Yashar, professor of politics and international affairs, and  Atul Kohli, David K. E. Bruce Professor of International Affairs and professor of politics and international affairs (on leave in 2013-14), and are codirectors of the Project on Democracy and Development.

Comparative Politics is led by Grigore Pop-Eleches, associate professor of politics and international affairs.
The lecture is cosponsored by PIIRS; the Woodrow Wilson School for Public and International Affairs; and the William F. Ogden, Jr., ’53 Fund.

For more information contact the Lisa Rocco, mailto:lrocco@princeton.edu.