Wilson Center Projects
Soviet Habits of the Mind: Cognitive Path-Dependence and Russia’s Political Regime
Gulnaz Sharafutdinova is a Reader at King's Russia Institute (King's College London). She has recently published The Red Mirror: Putin's Leadership and Russia's Insecure Identity (Oxford University Press, 2020) that explores issues of authoritarian legitimation in Russia relying on social identity theory.
- Political Consequences of Crony Capitalism Inside Russia (University of Notre Dame Press, 2010)
- “The Politics of Federal Transfers in Putin’s Russia: Regional Competition, Lobbying and Federal Priorities” (co-authored with Rostislav Turovsky), Post-Soviet Affairs, March 2016.
- “Federal Governance in Russia: How Putin Changed the Contract with His Agents and the Problems It Created for Medvedev” Publius: Journal of Federalism 40 (4), 2010