Aleksej Demjanski is a dual-degree master's candidate with the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies and the Global Policy Studies program at the LBJ School of Public Affairs. He holds a B.A. in International Affairs and Political Science magna cum laude with special honors from The George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs. He currently works as the Communications and Social Media Assistant for the academic journal Southeast European and Black Sea Studies based out of the Hellenic Foundation for European & Foreign Policy in Athens, Greece. This fall semester he will also work as the teaching assistant for REE 301 – Introduction to Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies.
While with the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies and the LBJ School of Public Affairs, Aleksej has expanded on his previous research delving into the intersection of social movements and contemporary politics in the democratization processes of Balkan countries and the broader region of Central and Eastern Europe. His research has also explored issues of corruption and the rule of law as well as the impacts of U.S. and EU democracy promotion efforts in the region.
Episode | September 12th, 2019 | Season 2 | 25 mins 15 secs
albania, anticorruption movements, bulgaria, corruption, elections, macedonia, mass protest, political unrest, social democratic party
Part 2 of "The Colorful Revolution" with Aleksej Demjanski...
Episode | September 9th, 2019 | Season 2 | 25 mins 13 secs
albania, bulgaria, corruption, elections, macedonia, mass protest, political unrest
Welcome to Season 2! To kick us off we have with us in the studio Fulbright-er (that's a word, right?) Aleksej Demjanski. Aleksej brings the riveting tales of protest movements in Southeast Europe to the microphone...