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Andrei Zhirnov

Associate Lecturer in Quantitative Methods in Social Science

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I am a quantitative political scientist working in the field of Comparative Politics, specifically the comparative studies of political institutions and comparative studies of electoral systems.

I study such phenomena as

  • institutional and non-institutional determinants of electoral behaviour
  • electoral coordation
  • organisational stability of political parties
  • party system institutionalisation
  • interplay between formal and informal institutions
  • integrating role of parties in federations

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 I earned by PhD in Political Science (2019) from Binghamton University (State University of New York).

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