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Student Profiles

Our students come from a variety of disciplinary background, such as sociology, political science, anthropology, economics, and history. They come from a great variety of cultural backgrounds, e.g. from India, the USA, Pakistan, Estonia, Chile, Ghana and, of course, Russia. 

Jamievee Bautista


Country: Philippines
Previous degree: BA in Sociology, University of the Philippines Diliman
Internship: Double Degree with School of Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences EHESS (2020-2021)
Achievements: 11th International Conference on Philippine Studies, Universidad de Alicante, San Vicente del Raspeig, Spain (September 21-23, 2020; postponed
Research Interests: new social movements, visual sociology, political sociology, postcolonialism


Jacopo Agostini


Country: Italy
Previous degreeUniversity of Padova UNIPD, Italy . BA in Sociology
Internship:  Double Degree with School of Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (October 2019 - February 2020)
Anastasia Andreeva


Country: Russia
Previous degree: obtained  BA in sociology at the Higher School of Economics, Moscow
Achievements:  participated in XI all-Russian scientific conference in memory of Yuri Levada (Moscow, 2017); 
Internship:  Double Degree with School of Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences(2018-2019), intern at OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (France, Paris, 2018-2019) 
Publications: Низовые инновации в современном российском образовании: определение поля исследования link
Semykina Ksenia


Country: Russia
Previous degree: Saint Petersburg State University, Faculty of liberal arts and sciences
Achievements: participated in a conference QueerFemSEE – Queer and Feminist Studies in Eastern Europe International Conference (Romania, 2017); "6th International Conference Comparative Media Studies in Today’s World" (Saint Petersburg, 17-19 April 2018); Euro CSS 2018 Computational Social Science Symposium in Cologne, Germany (December 2018)
Internship: Erasmus + with Freie Universität Berlin (2018-2019), Double Degree with Freie Universität Berlin (2018-2019)
Publications: Media Construction of LGBT Prides in Russia: Framing Dynamics and Frame Resonance link (June 2018);  Presidential Elections 2018: The Struggle of Putin and Navalny for a Media Agenda link 
Kirils Makarovs


Country: Latvia
Previous degree: 
obtained  BA in sociology at the Higher School of Economics
Achievements: throughout the studies presented  research papers at such international conferences as International Graduate Conference ‘Sustainable Tourism Development in the Changing World’ (STEP) in Saint-Petersburg, Russia; 
12th Conference of the European Sociological Association (in Prague, Czech Republic); WAPOR 2016 Regional Conference "Survey Research and the Study of Social and Cultural Change"  (Moscow, Russia)
  Tilburg University, The Netherlands. (2016-2017)

Evgeniia Shmeleva


Country: Russia
Previous degree: BA degree in Sociology (HSE, Moscow)
Achievements:  HSE ‘Silver Nestling’ Award (2016); The winner of the Research Paper Competition (HSE), Sociology (2nd place);  The winner of the Oxford Russia Fund scholarship program 2016 – 2017;  The finalist of the National VII Student Paper Competition of Russian Public Opinion Research Centre 2015 – 2016;  Conferences (2016): ECER 2016 Leading Education: The Distinct Contributions of Educational Research and Researchers (Dublin, Ireland); Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) 41st ANNUAL CONFERENCE (Columbus, Ohio, USA)
Publications: Determinants of Academic Cheating and Plagiarism in Russia: Multi-university study ; Developing Theory of Planned Behavior for Large-Scale Undergraduate Empirical Studies: Model for Inclination to Academic Dishonesty

Yulia Khalikova


Country: Russia
Previous degree: degree in LAW (HSE, Moscow)
Achievements: 2016 Hansen Summer Institute on Leadership and International Cooperation, San Diego ; 
2016 Egon Bahr Fellowship by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Moskau, Moscow & Yekaterinburg;
2017 the G(irls)20 Summit, Representative of Russia
Internship: in the fall semester of 2016 she had been conducting her research internship at the Interdisciplinary Centre of Social Sciences at the New University of Lisbon, Portugal. During that time assisted their staff in various projects with data analysis and literature review. In the end presented her own research at one of the centre's research seminars.