Political Science

Arnold, Richard

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Richard Arnold

Associate Professor of Political Science
Advisor for International Affairs Major
106 Cambridge Hall
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Research Interests
-Russian and European politics
-Ethnic conflict and hate crime
-Cossack formations in Russia and Ukraine
-Sports and politics
Ph.D., Political Science, The Ohio State University
M.A., Political Science, The Ohio State University
B.A., Politics, The University of York
Graduate of Consortium on Qualitative Research Methods

Dr. Arnold is the author of Russian Nationalism and Ethnic Violence: Symbolic Violence, Lynching, Pogrom, and Massacre (2016, Routledge) and a member of the PONARS Eurasia network. His work has appeared in numerous journals and book series, including Post-Soviet Affairs, Theoretical Criminology, Problems of Post Communism, Nationalities Papers, PS: Political Science and Politics, Ethnic and Racial Studies and the Oxford Handbook on the Radical Right. He was guest co-editor (with Andrew Foxall, Henry Jackson Institute [London]) on special editions of a journal on the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics and the FIFA 2018 World Cup. He teaches classes in comparative politics and international relations, including The Politics of International Sport and the Model United Nations annual trip to New York.

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