|Degrees:||Ph.D. (Carleton University, Moscow State University)|
|Phone:||613 520-2600 x 6652|
Mikhail’s research interests are focused on contemporary issues of governance and public policy in Russia and other post-Soviet countries, including public administration reforms and institutional modernization, as well as regional politics and federalism in Vladimir Putin’s Russia. His current research focuses on the development of e-government in Russia.
- “President Putin’s Conception of the Rule of Law.” Journal of Parliamentary and Political Law. Vol. VIII, No.3.
- “Regional Elections in Russia: Do They Make a Difference?” (co-authored with Joan DeBardeleben). Region: Regional Studies of Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia, No.3(1)
- “Economic Crisis, the Power Vertical, and Prospects for Liberalization in Russia” (co- authored with Joan DeBardeleben) in DeBardeleben J., Viju C. (eds). The Economic- Financial Crisis in Europe. Palgrave Macmillan, 2013 (Note: the monograph received an Honourable Mention for 2013 Larry Neal Prize for Excellence in EU Scholarship).
- “Establishing a National Patronage System in Russia: Insights from Three Russian Regions” (coauthored with Joan DeBardeleben) in Gel’man, V., Ross, C., (eds.) The Politics of Sub-National Authoritarianism in Russia. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2010.