Elena Sirotkina

PhD Student, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Adam Smith Fellow

Elena Sirotkina is a PhD student in political science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research interests include protest movement dynamics, how people attribute responsibility for political outcomes in autocracies, and methodologies for identifying false information in media narratives. Elena earned an MA in political science from the National Research University Higher School of Economics and a BA in political science from Moscow State Linguistic University.