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Katia Levintova

Katia Levintova

Spring 2010

"Preparing Loyal Political Elite: Curricular Changes at State-supported Departments of Political Science, Journalism and Sociology"

Grant in Aid of Research

Final Report: "I was awarded $600 in the Spring 2010 to conduct fieldwork for my research project on Preparing Loyal Political Elite: Curricular Changes at State-Supported Departments of Political Science and Journalism. All the funds were spent on the partial reimbursement of my travel expenses ((airline ticket). In June-August 2010, I conducted interviews and survey curricular materials at four different departments of Moscow State. These findings served as an empirical foundation of two research presentations at international conferences. First, I presented paper on “Higher Education and Sovereign Democracy: Political Socialization and Elite Recruitment in Contemporary Russia” at the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies Annual Convention in Los Angeles on November 18, 2010 (with Jim Butterfield). Then, in the Spring 2011, I presented (together with Jim Butterfield) “Preparing Journalists and Political Scientists in the Context of Sovereign Democracy: The Case of Four Departments at the Moscow State University” at the International Studies Association Annual Convention in Montreal, Canada on March 19, 2011. Subsequently, my co-author and myself submitted the article to Journal of Communist and Post-Communist Studies (where it is currently under review)."


Spring 2009

"Being the Opposition in Post-Communist Russia: The Communist Party of the Russian Federation (CPRF) Between Social Justice and Civil Rights Discourses"

Grant in Aid of Research


Spring 2008

"Construction of Post-Perestroika History in Contemporary Russian Textbooks"

Grant in Aid of Research