Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies

Dr J. Paul Goode

Paul Goode

 Senior Lecturer in Russian politicsDPhil

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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


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