Greg Yudin is a Professor of Political Philosophy and an MA Programme Head at The Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences. He studies political theory of democracy with the special emphasis on public opinion polls as a technology of representation and governance in contemporary politics. His interests include plebiscitary democracy. populism, history of mass suffrage. He holds a PhD in Philosophy from Higher School of Economics, Moscow with a dissertation on Edmund Husserl’s phenomenology of science. Currently he obtains a second PhD degree in Politics at The New School of Social Research in New York. His book Public Opinion: The Power of Numbers was published in Russian by The European University Press in 2020. He was also the editor of a collective volume Living in Debt on the effect of consumer credit on the life of communities in Russia (Saint Tikhon University Press, 2020). He teaches political philosophy and social theory at Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences and Higher School of Economics (Moscow). He also regularly contributes to major Russian and international media, such as Open Democracy and Republic.
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