Julian G. Waller

Julian G. Waller



Major — Comparative Politics

Julian is a first-year Ph.D student interested in the formal elements of competitive authoritarian states in the post-Soviet space and the degrees of pluralism resultant from the interplay of institutions and semi-competition between political parties, authoritarian executives, and electorates. Julian received his Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs from The George Washington University in 2013. He is also the recipient of both the David L. Boren NSEP Scholarship and the Critical Language Scholarship, studying at Herzen Russian State Pedagogical University and Akmulla Bashkir State Pedagogical University, respectively. 

Curriculum Vitae

Current Research

Post-Soviet politics, hybrid regimes, democratization, party and electoral systems, elections


  • B.A. The George Washington University (Elliott School of International Affairs)