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Professor Stephen White

James Bryce Professor of Politics
University of Glasgow



Stephen White is the James Bryce Professor of Politics, a Senior Research Associate of the University's School of Central and East European Studies, and a Visiting Professor at the Institute of Applied Politics in Moscow. He graduated from Trinity College Dublin in history and political science, and then completed a PhD in Soviet studies at Glasgow - including an exchange year at Moscow State University - and a DPhil in politics at Wolfson College Oxford. He was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 2010.

His research interests focus on Soviet and post-Soviet politics, with special emphasis on elections, voting and nonvoting, parties, political elites, public opinion and the media; he also works on the current politics and foreign policy of Belarus and Ukraine, on Russian foreign policy, and political graphics.