Masha Hedberg is Visiting Fellow at the European University Institute. She received her Ph.D. from the Department of Government, Harvard University.
Prior to joining the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, she was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Dartmouth College and an Adjunct Professor at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at the Johns Hopkins University.
Her research interests include comparative politics; comparative political economy; Russia, the former Soviet Union, Eastern & Central Europe; post-communist business-state relations; corruption; comparative public administration & regulatory reform; and new modes of governance in emerging economies. She has taught courses on Political Corruption (Harvard University), Business & Politics in Resource-Rich States (Dartmouth College), Contemporary Russian Politics & Political Economy of Eastern & Central Europe (Johns Hopkins University, SAIS).
Current publications and works-in-progress include articles on industry self-regulation in the Russian construction sector, the geo-politics of energy investment in the Commonwealth of Independent States, and Russia’s trade wars in comparative perspective.