George Soroka, PhD

Lecturer on Government, Harvard University
George Soroka is a political scientist specializing in comparative regime transitions, with a geographic focus on Russia and Eastern Europe. He is a lecturer and Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Government department of Harvard University, where he received his PhD in 2014. In addition to the doctorate, Soroka holds an AM in Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies (Harvard) and an MA in Comparative Religion (Drew). His work has appeared in a number of outlets, including Journal of Democracy, Foreign Affairs, The Journal of Politics, and Politics and Religion. He is currently working on two book manuscripts, one dealing with the politics of memory in Putin's Russia and the other with post-Soviet relations between Poland, Ukraine, and Russia.


  • PhD Harvard University