Regina Smyth

Department of Political Science IU Bloomington

Office phone:
812-856-2822
Email:
rsmyth@indiana.edu

Areas of Expertise

Russian politics, Russian society, U.S.-Russia relations, protest and elections.

Expert Bio

Regina Smyth is an associate professor of political science at Indiana University; she is particularly interested in how state strategies to sustain the Putin regime influence Russian foreign policy decisions and international behavior. Since 1993, Smyth’s research has relied on original data and extensive fieldwork to examine the interactions between the state, society and opposition forces that shape political, economic and social development. Over time, these interactions explain the evolution of Putinism and the Russian government’s movement toward autocracy.

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Additional Information

https://reginasmyth.com/

Updated on: July 16, 2018