Anton Sobolev

Anton Sobolev

Assistant Professor of Political Economy and Cyber Policy
+1 (972) 883-4967
GR 3.108
Tags: Public Policy

Professional Preparation

PhD - Political Science
University of California Los Angeles - 2019
MSc - Statistics
University of California Los Angeles - 2019
PhD - Political Economy
Moscow Higher School of Economics - 2015

Research Areas

Misinformation and Propaganda
Cyber Politics
Authoritarian Politics
Protest and Mass Actions
Text Analysis
Computational Social Science


News and Geolocated Social Media Accurately Measure Protest Size Variation 2020 - Journal Article
Stability of revolutionary governments in the face of mass protest 2019 - Journal Article
Civic and political activism in Russia 2018 - Book Chapter
Defining common ground: Collective identity in Russia's post-election protests and rallies 2016 - Book Chapter
Means of production versus means of coercion: Can Russian business limit the violence of a predatory state 2014 - Journal Article
Trial by fire: A natural disaster's impact on support for the authorities in rural Russia 2014 - Journal Article
A well-organized play symbolic politics and the effect of the pro-Putin rallies 2013 - Journal Article
Economic and Social Policy Trade-Offs in the Russian Regions: Evidence from Four Case Studies 2013 - Journal Article

Additional Information

Current courses
  • PPPE 6302 Conflict in Cyberspace [F2023]
  • PPPE  6328.501 Capstone in Cyber Security and Policy [S2023]
  • PPPE  6302 Political Violence and Conflict in Cyberspace [F2022]
  • PPPE  PSCI 6328.501 Capstone in Cyber Security and Policy [S2022]
  • PPPE  PSCI 6303.501 Cyber Policy [F2021]

News Articles

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