Department of Political Science

College of Letters & Science

Hannah Chapman

Ph.D. Candidate
Comparative Politics
Political Methodology
Research Interests: 
comparative political behavior, Political Communication, authoritarianism, information communication technologies, Public Opinion, post-Soviet politics, women in politics, Experiments, research design, quantitative methodology

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Hannah S. Chapman is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin—Madison. Her research and teaching are in the field of Comparative Politics with a particular focus on the former Soviet Union. Her dissertation, “Shoring Up Autocracy: Participatory Technologies and Regime Support in Putin’s Russia,” examines the role of information communication technologies in bolstering support for authoritarian regimes.

Her broader research interests include comparative political behavior, authoritarianism, post-Sovet politics, information communication technologies (ICTs), and quantitative methodology.