Hannah S. Chapman
317 Harrison Hall Oxford, OH 45056
[email protected] • (352) 516-4596
www.hannahschapman.com
ACADEMIC
Miami University, Oxford, OH, USA
2018-present
APPOINTMENTS Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
Havighurst Center for Russian & Post-Soviet Studies
EDUCATION
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ph.D., Spring 2018
Comparative Politics, Political Methodology
Minor: Russian & Central Asian Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.A. in Political Science, 2012
Stetson University
B.A., 2010
Political Science, Russian Studies
Summa Cum Laude
Minor: Russian Language
Stetson University
B.B.A., 2010
International Business
Summa Cum Laude
RESEARCH
Comparative politics; Politics of authoritarian regimes; Comparative political behav-
INTERESTS
ior; Public opinion; Media and information communications technology; Post-Soviet
politics; Quantitative methodology
BOOK
Dissertation: “Shoring Up Autocracy: Participatory Technologies and Regime Support
PROJECTS
in Putin’s Russia.”
• Committee: Yoshiko M. Herrera (chair), Scott Gehlbach, Rikhil Bhavnani, Jonathan
Renshon, Theodore P. Gerber
• Best Dissertation in Comparative Politics, University of Wisconsin-Madison,
2018
• Best Conference Paper in Information Technology & Politics, American Political
Science Association, 2017
Book Project: “Russia on the Verge of Politics: Public Opinion during the Putin Era”
(with Theodore P. Gerber). In preparation.
PUBLICATIONS
Foreign Media Broadcasts as a Tool of Soft Power: Opinion Formation and Issue Fram-
ing Effects of Russian News in Kyrgyzstan (with Theodore P. Gerber). Accepted at
International Studies Quarterly.
Xenophobia on the Rise? Temporal and Regional Trends in Xenophobic Attitudes in
Russia (with Kyle L. Marquardt, Yoshiko M. Herrera, and Theodore P. Gerber). 2018.
Comparative Politics 50 (3): 381-394. DOI: 10.5129/001041518822704944.
To Know It is to Want More of It: The Intelligibility and Definition of Democracy, Sup-
port for Democratization, and Global City Residence in Russia (with Theodore P. Ger-
ber). 2018. Democratization 28 (3): 481-503. DOI: 10.1080/13510347.2017.1387537.
Georgia. 2017. Online around the World: A Geographic Encyclopedia of the Internet,
Social Media, and Mobile Apps. Editors, Marilyn Andrews and Laura Steckman. Santa
Barbara: ABC-CLIO.
Kyrgyzstan. 2017. Online around the World: A Geographic Encyclopedia of the Inter-
net, Social Media, and Mobile Apps. Editors, Marilyn Andrews and Laura Steckman.
Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO.
WORKING
Shoring Up Autocracy: Participatory Technologies and Regime Support in Putin’s
PAPERS
Russia. Under Review.
Dimensions of Electronic Political Engagement: New Media, Old Media, and Public
Opinion in Russias Contested Election Season of 2011-12 (with Theodore P. Gerber).
Explaining Gender Equality: A Spatial Analysis of Women’s Rights Around the World.
Building State Capacity: Statistics, Communism, and Gender (with Yoshiko M. Her-
rera).
OTHER
Putin now has his own TV show, following his daily life. This explains why.” 2018.
PUBLICATIONS
The Monkey Cage [The Washington Post ]. September 28.
Russians are actually getting less xenophobic.” 2018. The Monkey Cage [The Wash-
ington Post ]. April 18.
Trump’s news conferences look a lot like Putin’s. Should you worry?” 2017. The
Monkey Cage [The Washington Post ]. February 18.
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SELECT
Best Dissertation in Comparative Politics, University of Wisconsin-
2018
HONORS,
Madison
FELLOWSHIPS,
Hayek Fund for Scholars, Institute for Humane Studies
2018
AND AWARDS
Grant to Promote Research, Miami University
2018
Summer Research Appointment, Miami University
2018
College of Arts and Sciences Summer Grant, Miami University
2018
Havighurst Center Program Grant, Miami University
2018
Research Apprenticeship Program, Humanities Center, Miami Uni-
2018
versity
New Faculty Research Community Program
2018
American Political Science Association Best Paper in Information
2017
Technology & Politics
The Wisconsin Russia Project Research Grant
2017
Recognition for Mentorship, Undergraduate Research Scholars
2016
Program
Mellon-Wisconsin Dissertation Fellowship
2016
Fulbright U.S. Student Award, Kazakhstan
2014-2015
Graduate Student Research Travel Award, Center for Russia, East
2013-2015
Europe, & Central Asia
Advanced Research Fellowship, Title VIII Research and Language
2014
Training Program
Foreign Language and Area Studies Scholarship, Kazakh Language
2013-2014
Foreign Language and Area Studies Scholarship, Kazakh Language
Summer 2013
(declined)
Hoxie Fellowship, UW-Madison
2012-2013
Critical Language Scholarship Program, U.S. Department of State,
2012
Russia
Foreign Language and Area Studies Scholarship, Russian Language
2011-2012
Fulbright English Teaching Assistant, Republic of Georgia
2010-2011
Maris Award for Undergraduate Scholarship, Stetson University
2010
Political Science Program Outstanding Senior, Stetson University
2010
University Honors Program Outstanding Senior, Stetson University
2010
Russian Studies Program Outstanding Senior, Stetson University
2010
The Sergei Zenkovsky Prize for Russian Studies, Stetson University
2010
SERVICE
Committee Member:
• Comparative Political Systems Committee
• Political Science Awards Committee
• Political Science Colloquium Committee
• Havighurst Center Grant Committee
Curricular Development: Bachelors of Arts in Data Analytics
Mentor, Undergraduate Research Scholars Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison,
2015-2017.
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Volunteer. Fulbright Enrichment Seminar. Atlanta 2016, Houston 2016.
Graduate Coordinator. Comparative Politics Colloquium. Department of Political Sci-
ence. University of Wisconsin-Madison. 2013-2014.
Graduate Coordinator. Political Economy Colloquium. Department of Political Sci-
ence. University of Wisconsin-Madison. 2013-2014.
Assistant to the Editor. Tolstoy Studies Journal. 2010-2014.
TEACHING
Miami University, Oxford, OH, USA
POL221W: Modern World Governments, Fall 2018, Spring 2019.
POL440/540: Russian Media Strategies at Home and Abroad, Spring 2019.
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA
Teaching Assistant: Introduction to International Relations, Spring 2018.
Lecturer: Research Methods in Political Science, Fall 2017.
Lecturer: Introduction to Statistical Computing (graduate course), Spring 2017/2018.
Teaching Assistant: Research Methods in Political Science, Fall 2016.
Mentor: Undergraduate Research Scholars Program, 2015-2018.
Fulbright Program, Republic of Georgia
English Teaching Assistant, 2010-2011.
Stetson University, DeLand, FL, USA
Co-Instructor: Self and Society (Honors Program), Fall 2008.
Co-Instructor: Introduction to Women and Gender Studies, Fall 2008.
ACADEMIC
Politics and Propaganda in Russia, Miami University, 2018.
TALKS
Regime Evolution, Institutional Change, and Social Transformation in Russia: Lessons
for Political Science, Yale University, 2018.
Carnegie Russia Politics Workshop, Harriman Institute, Columbia University, 2017.
American Political Science Association Annual Conference, 2017-2018.
European Political Science Association Annual Meeting. 2017.
Annual Conference of the International Center for the Study of Institutions and De-
velopment, The Higher School of Economics (Moscow, Russia), 2017-2018.
Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, 2017.
Association for Slavic, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies Annual Convention,
2013, 2016, 2017.
Comparative Politics Colloquium, UW-Madison, 2013, 2017.
International Relations Colloquium, UW-Madison, 2016.
Introduction to Comparative Politics, UW-Madison, Invited Lecture on Russian Poli-
tics, 2016.
Political Behavior Colloquium, UW-Madison, 2016.
Experimental Politics Colloquium, UW-Madison, 2016.
American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, 2016.
Midwestern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, 2014, 2016.
Introduction to Comparative Politics, UW-Madison, Invited Lecture, 2015.
European Political Science Association Annual Meeting, 2015.
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Nazarbayev University Seminar Series, 2015.
Fulbright Enrichment Conference, 2015.
Experimental Politics Colloquium, UW-Madison, 2015.
Stetson University Graduate Symposium, 2014.
FIELD
Russia: Dissertation Research, Academic and Language Training; October-November
EXPERIENCE
2015, May-August 2015, June-August 2012, January-May 2009.
Kazakhstan: Dissertation Research; September 2015-July 2016.
Republic of Georgia: Fulbright Scholarship; September 2011-May 2012.
AFFILIATIONS
Visiting Scholar, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nazarbayev University,
2015-2016.
Visiting Scholar, The National Research University Higher School of Economics, 2015-
2016.
Memberships: American Political Science Association; Midwestern Political Science
Association; European Political Science Association; Association for Slavic, Eastern
European, and Eurasian Studies; Southern Political Science Association; Women in
Political Science.
SKILLS
STATA, R, ArcGIS, Python, LATEX
English (native), Russian (advanced), Kazak (beginner), Georgian (beginner)
REFERENCES
Yoshiko M. Herrera, (Dissertation Chair); Professor, Department of Political Science,
University of Wisconsin-Madison; [email protected]
Scott Gehlbach; Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Wisconsin-
Madison; [email protected]
Rikhil Bhavnani; Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of
Wisconsin-Madison; [email protected]
Jonathan Renshon; Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of
Wisconsin-Madison; [email protected]
Theodore P. Gerber; Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-
Madison; [email protected]
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