Khrushcheva, Nina


Nina  Khrushcheva
PhD, Princeton University
Associate Dean, Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy

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Areas of Expertise:
Media, democratic transition, culture, propaganda, Russia
Nina L. Khrushcheva is Associate Dean at The New School's Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy and a senior fellow of World Policy Institute in New York City. She is a contributor to Project Syndicate: Association of Newspapers Around the World. After receiving PhD from Princeton University, she had a two-year research appointment at the School of Historical Studies of Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton and then served as Deputy Editor of East European Constitutional Review at NYU School of Law. She is a member of Council on Foreign Relations and a recipient of the Great Immigrants: Pride of America Award from Carnegie Corporation of New York. Her articles have appeared in Newsweek, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times and other publications. She is the author of Imagining Nabokov: Russia Between Art and Politics (Yale UP, 2008) and The Lost Khrushchev: A Journey Into the Gulag of the Russian Mind, (Tate, 2014).
Courses Taught:
  • News Media and Culture: Purveyors of International Affairs
  • Culture, Diversity, and the Media
  • Capitalism, Globalization, and Culture
  • Russia’s Democratic Experiment
  • The Media and Politics of Propaganda
  • Soviet Legacies in Post-Soviet States
  • Thesis Tutorial
Recent Publications:

“Why Russia Can Afford Crony Capitalism, but India Can’t,” The Economic Times, October 20, 2013

“Who will Blink First?“ Newsweek The Daily Beast, September 6, 2013

“Can Navalny Save Russia?” published by Project Syndicate, September 2013

“NSA as ‘Big Brother’? Not Even Close,” Reuters, June 28, 2013

“Vladimir Putin’s Potemkin Love Life” published by Project Syndicate, June 2013 (The Scotsman, UK, The Moscow Times, Russia)

“The Show Trial State,” Foreign Policy, May 21, 2013

“Terrorism, Putin and the Cold War Legacy,” Reuters, May 14, 2013

The Boston Paradox” published by Project Syndicate, April 2013 (Today Zaman, Turkey, The Daily Star, Lebanon)

“The Czar of the French” published by Project Syndicate, January 2013 (Die Welt, Germany, Today Zaman, Turkey)

“The History of Russia’s Future” published by Project Syndicate, December 2012-January 2013 (Handelsblatt, Germany, Irish Examiner, Ireland, Business Times, Singapore) 

 “An Eternal Revolution of the Russian Mind,” Raritan Review (Winter 2008)

“Yushchenko of Ukraine: The Hollowing of a Hero,” International Herald Tribune, March 28, 2008

“Putin’s Unwilling Executioner?” published by Project Syndicate, February–March 2008

“Putin of All the Russias,” published by Project Syndicate, October 2007

“Kremlin Musical Chairs,” published by Project Syndicate, September 2007

“Back to the Brink in Ukraine,” published by Project Syndicate, August 2007

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