Egor Lazarev

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Assistant Professor in Political Science




  • Ph.D. in Political Science, Columbia University, 2018


Egor Lazarev is an assistant professor at the Department of Political Science. His research interests lie in political ethnography of state-building and conflict with an emphasis on gender, ethnicity, and religion. His primary regional focus is the former Soviet Union. His book project “Order After Conflict” explores how social and political consequences of armed conflict affect legal pluralism - the coexistence of Russian state law, Sharia, and customary law in Chechnya. Egor’s research has been published in World Politics, World Development, and Political Science Research & Methods. Prior to joining Yale, he was an assistant professor at the University of Toronto and a Scholar at the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. Egor was also a fellow at the Order, Conflict, and Violence Program at Yale in 2016/2017.

Fields of Interest:

  • Comparative Politics
  • Law and Society
  • Political Violence
  • Post-Soviet Politics
  • Qualitative and Mixed-Methods Research

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