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Nonviolent Repression in Electoral Autocracies

An original website for an UKRI Economic and Social Research Council research project

Katerina Tertytchnaya is an Assistant Professor in Comparative Politics and the Deputy Director of Research at the Department of Political Science at UCL. She is also the Principal Investigator of a project which has received funding from the UKRI Economic and Social Research Council [ES/V012207/1].

Her research project offers the first systematic study of how strategies of nonviolent repression influence protest coordination between different types of opposition parties and voters in electoral autocracies. Together with her team, she focuses on one strategy of nonviolent repression in particular, the use of protest permit authorizations.