I am an Assistant Professor in Qualitative Methodology in the Department of Methodology at the London School of Economics. I have a PhD in Political Science from the Department of Government at the London School of Economics (2016). Previously, I studied for a BA/MA in Geography at Jesus College, Cambridge and an MA at the School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies (UCL). I also have an MRes in Political Science from LSE.
This blog covers articles based on my research and wider interests, including contemporary political issues in Moldova and Crimea, in particular the ongoing crisis in Ukraine and Crimea, and Moldova’s relationship to the EU and Russia.
- The Extra-Territorial Paradox of Voting: The Duty to Vote in Extra-Territorial Elections (2016, Democratization) [pdf]
- Generating data: studying identity politics from a bottom-up perspective in Crimea and Moldova (2015, East European Politics and Societies) [ungated pdf]
- What Does it Mean to be a Kin Majority? Analyzing Romanian identity in Moldova and Russian Identity in Crimea From Below (2015, Social Science Quarterly) [accessible pdf]