Welcome! I am a PhD candidate in the Department of Government, specializing in political economy of development. My research and teaching interests include state formation and political development over the long run, with a regional focus on Russia, central and eastern Europe.

I am currently a graduate student associate at theĀ Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies and the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, and a doctoral fellow in theĀ Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality and Social Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School.