Akbota Karibayeva

Akbota Karibayeva

Akbota Karibayeva


Areas of Expertise

Authoritarianism, Identity, Elite Politics, Eurasia


Major - Comparative Politics

Minor - International Relations

Akbota Karibayeva is a Ph.D. student in Political Science at the George Washington University. Her current research interests include digital authoritarianism, power successions, nationalizing ethnic regimes, and authoritarian protest management in post-Soviet states. She holds an MA in International Relations from the University of Chicago and a BA from Nazarbayev University in Astana.


MA in International Relations, University of Chicago

BA in Political Science, Nazarbayev University