Dima Kortukov

Dr. Dima Kortukov

Assistant Professor


  • PhD, Indiana University, 2022
  • MA, Tel Aviv University, 2012
  • BA, Tel Aviv University, 2010

Research Areas

  • Comparative Politics


Office Hours

Tuesdays 12pm-1pm and by appointment

Research & Teaching Interests

Authoritarian Regimes, Democratization, Governance, Electoral Politics, Misinformation,  Russian & Post-Soviet Politics, Ideology.


Kortukov, Dima. 2023. “The Politics of Pseudoscience: Power and Knowledge in Contemporary Russia.” Problems of Post-Communism.

Kortukov, Dima. 2020. “The Politics of Electoral Reform in Ukraine.” Problems of Post-Communism, 67 (6):488-99.

Kortukov, Dima. 2020. “‘Sovereign Democracy’ and the Politics of Ideology in Putin’s Russia.” Russian Politics, 5 (1):81-104.

Kortukov, Dima. 2019. “Bandits, Bankers, Bureaucrats, and Businessmen: Post-communist Political Economy Twenty-Five Years After Soviet Dissolution.” Comparative Politics, 51 (3):473-92.