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George Soroka

Faculty Associate & Editor, Open Forum Series


George Soroka

George Soroka is associate director of undergraduate studies in the department of government at Harvard University, where he is also a lecturer. He earned his Ph.D. in political science from Harvard in 2014. Soroka also holds a master's degree in Russian, East European and Central Asian studies and in religious studies. His research interests focus on the politics of identity in post-communist Europe, Arctic politics, and religion and politics. His work has appeared in a number of scholarly outlets, including East European Politics and Society, Foreign Affairs, Journal of Democracy, Problems of Post-Communism, and Religion, State and Society.

At the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies (CES), Soroka is editor of the Open Forum Series, which publishes working papers to present new research on Europe.


  • Executive Officer, Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University
  • Lecturer on Government, Department of Government, Harvard University
  • Faculty Associate & Editor, Open Forum Series, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University