Daria Kuznetsova

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Doctoral Candidate
Research Assistant
371 SH

Research Areas

Comparative Politics
Political Methodology
Mass Communication


I study digital media and information communication technology and their role in social movements and in challenging authoritarian regimes. Additional research interests include contentious politics more generally and decentralization policies and their impact on the provision of public services. 

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University of Iowa, Master of Arts in Political Science, 2020
Iowa State University, Master of Community and Regional Planning, 2019


  • Fulbright Foreign Student Program 2017-2019


  • Burgess Graduate Scholarship


  • Kuznetsova, Daria. 2019. “Impact of the Decentralization Reform on the Quality of Local Public Services in Ukraine.” Graduate Theses and Dissertations. https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/etd/17491.
  • Book Review: Daria Kuznetsova (2020) Russia, the Former Soviet Republics, and Europe Since 1989: Transformation and Tragedy, Democratization, DOI: 10.1080/13510347.2020.1798404