Katerina Tertytchnaya

Ms. Katerina Tertytchnaya

Research topic:
Shocks, Support and Accountability under Electoral Authoritarianism
Degree course:

Research Themes:
Democracy and Democratisation Revolution Social movements Comparative Politics and Government  

Academic Profile

I am a doctoral candidate in Comparative Politics at the University of Oxord. My DPhil dissertation uses quantitative methods to study how electoral authoritarians convince the public that they are competent, illustrating arguments with the case of Russia. Other research interests concern the political consequences of household economic buffers in Europe and Central Asia.  

I have teaching experience in Comparative Politics, Russian Politics and Political Sociology. I hold a BA in Political Sciences from the University of Cyprus and Sciences Po Strasbourg and an MPhil in Russian and Eastern European Studies from the University of Oxford.

My research is jointly funded by the A.G. Leventis Foundation and the Departmen of Politics and Interational Relations. 

In August 2016 I was awarded a Fulbright - Schuman predoctoral fellowship to conduct research at Columbia University in the City of New York. Hosted by Professor Timothy Frye at the Department of Political Science, I research how economic sanctions affected domestic politics and presidential approval in Russia.