Eduard Ponarin
Russian Federation
Director of the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research (LCSR) of the Higher School of Economics (since 2010); Professor, Department of Sociology, Higher School of Economics (since 2008). Previous positions: Professor, Department of Political Sciences and Sociology, European University at St. Petersburg (1998-2012); Member of the editorial board of Journal of Post-Soviet Power Institutions (2005-2007); Member of PONARS Executive Committee (2003-2006); Research assistant at the Population Studies Center, the University of Michigan (1990-1996).

Research interests: nationalism, religion, social psychology, statistical analysis.