Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies

Dr J. Paul Goode

Paul Goode

 Senior Lecturer in Russian politicsDPhil

1 West North 4.02
Tel: +44 (0) 1225 38 4147

Twitter (@jpaulgoode)



Paul Goode joined the University of Bath in 2015 as Senior Lecturer in Russian Politics. Previously he taught Comparative Politics at the University of Oklahoma, where he also served as Director of the Center for the Study of Nationalism and Director of Graduate Studies in Political Science.

He has research interests in nationalism and ethnic politics, hybrid regimes, regionalism, and the post-Soviet region. His current research, funded by Fulbright, focuses on patriotism and legitimacy in Russia.

He is the author of Boundary Issues: The Decline of Regionalism in Putin’s Russia (Routledge, 2011), as well as articles in Perspectives on Politics, Post-Soviet Affairs, Europe-Asia Studies, Problems of Post-Communism, and Social Science Quarterly.

Research interests

  • Russian and post-Soviet politics
  • Authoritarian and hybrid regimes
  • Nationalism and ethnic politics

Current projects

  • Patriotism, Legitimacy, and Autocracy in Russia : Web address
  • Collective Memory of the 1990s and Russian Politics : Web address
  • Methodological Innovation in the Study of Everyday Nationalism


Book Sections

Goode, J., 2018. Forthcoming. Everyday Patriotism and Ethnicity in Today’s Russia. In: Blakkisrud, H. and Kolsto, P., eds. Russia Before and After Crimea. Edinburgh, U. K.: Edinburgh University Press.

Goode, J., 2017. Forthcoming. Official and Everyday Patriotism in Putin’s Russia. In: Skey, M. and Antonsich, M., eds. Everyday Nationhood: Theorising Culture, Identity and Belonging after Banal Nationalism. Basingstoke, U. K.: Palgrave Macmillan.


Goode, J., 2016. Love for the Motherland (or Why Cheese is More Patriotic than Crimea). Russian Politics, 1 (4), pp. 418-449.

Goode, J. P., 2016. Eyes wide shut:democratic reversals, scientific closure, and the study of politics in Eurasia. Social Science Quarterly, 97 (4), pp. 876-893.

Ahram, A. I. and Goode, J. P., 2016. Researching authoritarianism in the discipline of democracy. Social Science Quarterly

Goode, J. P. and Ahram, A. I., 2016. Special Issue Guest Editors' Introduction:observing autocracies from the ground floor. Social Science Quarterly, 97 (4), pp. 823-833.

Goode, J., 2015. Valerie Sperling, Sex, Politics & Putin: Political Legitimacy in Russia (Oxford University Press, 2014). The Russian Review, 74 (4), pp. 734-736.

Goode, J. P. and Stroup, D. R., 2015. Everyday Nationalism:Constructivism for the Masses. Social Science Quarterly, 96 (3), pp. 717-739.

Goode, J., 2015. Special Issue Editors' Introduction:New Frontiers in the Comparative Study of Ethnic Politics and Nationalism*. Social Science Quarterly, 96 (3), pp. 685-688.

Conference or Workshop Items

Goode, J., 2016. Everyday Patriotism and Putin's Foreign Policy. In: PONARS Eurasia Workshop on Russia in International Affairs, 2016-02-04 - 2016-02-06.

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