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Dr Ben Noble

Dr Ben Noble

Lecturer in Russian Politics

SSEES

UCL SLASH

Joined UCL
1st Sep 2017

Research summary

Ben's current research focuses on the law-making process during the legislative stage of policy-making in authoritarian regimes. His empirical work is centred on states of the former Soviet Union. He has a secondary research interest in the politics of criminal law policy-making. 

Teaching summary

Undergraduate courses (co-)taught:

SESS0006 Understanding and Analysing Data

SESS0017 Understanding Politics II: How Politics Works
SESS0030 Russian Politics and Society 
SESS0034 Researching Politics and Society

Postgraduate courses (co-)taught:
SEES0107 Understanding and Analysing Data
SEES0116 Political Analysis 

Biography

Ben completed his doctorate at the University of Oxford in 2016, with a dissertation on the politics of lawmaking in contemporary Russia. From 2015 to 2017, he held a Junior Research Fellowship at New College, Oxford. Since 2017, he has been a Senior Researcher at the Higher School of Economics, Moscow. 

Publications