Allison D. Evans, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Nevada, Reno. She specializes in comparative politics with a focus on Russian politics, labor and contentious politics. She is presently completing a book manuscript on sub-national variation in protest and local governance in Russia's company towns. Her work has also appeared as refereed articles in such journals as Comparative Political Studies and Comparative Politics.
- Urban politics
- Russian politics
- Social movements
- Introduction to Comparative Politics
- Comparative Political Movements
- U.S.-Russian Relations
- U.S. Foreign Policy
- International Law
- Graduate Seminar in Comparative Politics
- “The Dynamics of Labor Militancy in the Extractive Sector: Kazakhstan’s Oilfields and South Africa’s Platinum Mines in Comparative Perspective,” with Rudra Sil, Comparative Political Studies. 2020. Vol. 53, No. 6.
- “Labour Protest and Industrial Peace: Russian Steelworkers’ Encounters with Economic Reforms and Unraveling Social Protections,” Economy & Society. 2018. Vol. 47, No. 3.
- “Patterns of Pluralism and Protest in Provincial Russia: A Paired Comparison of Company Towns,” Studies in Comparative International Development. 2016. Vol. 51, No. 4.
- “Local Democracy in a Hybrid State: Pluralism and Protest in Volzhskiy, Russia,” Post-Soviet Affairs. 2014. Vol. 30, No. 4.
- Ph.D., Political Science, University of Pennsylvania, 2014
- M.A., Political Science, California State University, Long Beach, 2006
- B.A., Political Science and Russian, San Diego State University, 2003