Dr. Alina Polyakova
Director of the Project on Global Democracy and Emerging Technology and Fellow, Center on the United States and Europe
Dr. Alina Polyakova is the founding director of the Project on Global Democracy and Emerging Technology and fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe at the Brookings Institution. She is also adjunct professor of European studies at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University. Her work examines Russian political warfare, European populism, digital authoritarianism, and the implications of emerging technologies to democracies. Previously, she served as director of research and senior fellow at the Atlantic Council, professor of sociology at the University of Bern, and Fulbright Fellow.
Recent Publications & News
CommentaryPopulism and the coming era of political paralysis in Europe
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor & Alina Polyakova
PodcastAlina Polyakova on the Russian Provocation in the Sea of Azov
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend & Alina Polyakova