I am an assistant professor of political science at George Washington University. I am also a Research Fellow at the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow and an Academy Scholar at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University for the 2017-2018 academic year. My research interests include non-market strategy, political economy, corruption, and corporate governance, with current projects underway in Russia, India and the United States. My work has been published in World PoliticsJournal of PoliticsBritish Journal of Political Science, and Comparative Political Studies.

Before coming to GW, I received a PhD in political science from Columbia University in 2016 and a B.A. in Political and Social Thought at the University of Virginia, where I was a Jefferson Scholar.

I have appeared on BBC, Al-Jazeera, Hearst TV, and local CBS and FOX affiliates to discuss my research and offer commentary on contemporary events regarding Russia and the United States.

You can find a pdf version of my CV here.