Sasha de Vogel is a Raphael Morrison Dorman Memorial Postdoctoral Fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University. She was a post-doctoral fellow at New York University's Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia from 2021-2022. She received her PhD in Political Science from the University of Michigan, and she holds an MA in Russian, Eastern European and Eurasian Studies from Columbia University. Her research examines authoritarian sustainability, institutional politics and collective action in Russia and the post-Soviet region and seeks to understand how authoritarian citizens utilize alternatives to democratic consultation. Her work has appeared in Post-Soviet Affairs, and she has recently provided commentary to Meduza, The Guardian, and the BBC among others.