Natalia Forrat

Visiting Fellow Natalia Forrat has recently authored an article published in Comparative Politics. The article explores a new mechanism of authoritarian resilience in the case of 2012 presidential election in Russia, specifically looking at the political utility of organizational networks and hierarchies in the social public sector. 

Forrat, Natalia, "Shock-Resistant Authoritarianism: Schoolteachers and Infrastructural State Capacity in Putin’s Russia,” Comparative Politics 50, 3 (April 2018)