Migration and Ethnoreligious Hate Crime in the Russian Federation: Risk Profiles 2000-2010

Funded by: National Science Foundation (Research Grant SES-0452557)

With: C. Richard Hofstetter, San Diego State University

This project models and tests the combined effects of migration and demographic trends on ethnoreligious violence and militant interethnic hostility in the Russian Federation in the early 2000s by using:

"The Number Game": Sources of Anti-Migrant Hostility (MacArthur Foundation)

Funded by: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Program on Global Security and Sustainability

With: Sergey Golunov, Volgograd State University

This project explores how and why perceptions of migration scale and trends become predominant in the public opinion within host societies.  The project uses mass survey data in strategically selected Russian provinces to tease out these perceptions and their impacts on migration policy preferences

Inter-Minority Xenophobia (NCEEER)

Funded by: The National Council for Eurasian and East European Research (Title VIII Research Grant), 2006-2008

This project examines how differentiation among minorities:

affect inter-minority relations and immigration views. It uses survey data from four provinces in Russia's Southern Federal District (North Caucasus and lower Volga).

Special Acknowledgments

The material for these web pages has been assembled by Steven Zech, Department of Political Science, University of Washington and Larissa Dorman, Department of Political Science, San Diego State University with partial support from the National Science Foundation research grant, "Migration and Ethnoreligious Hate Crime in the Russian Federation" (SES-0452557).