Julian G. Waller
Major — Comparative Politics
Julian is a fourth-year Ph.D student interested in formal political institutions (electoral systems, political parties, legislatures) in hybrid regimes and electoral authoritarianism with a focus on post-communist Eastern Europe and the post-Soviet space. He received his Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs from George Washington University in 2013. He is currently a Doctoral Student Fellow at the Institute for European, Russia and Eurasian Studies and was awarded a William and Helen Petrach Program on Ukraine grant in 2014 for research on protest mobilization during the Euromaidan. He is also the recipient of both the David L. Boren NSEP Scholarship and the Critical Language Scholarship, studying in 2012 at Herzen Russian State Pedagogical University and Akmulla Bashkir State Pedagogical University, respectively.
Political parties and parliaments in electoral authoritarianism, hybrid regimes, democratization, post-Soviet politics.
- B.A. The George Washington University (Elliott School of International Affairs)