Amanda Zadorian, Ph.D., is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics at Oberlin College. Previously, she was a postdoctoral Research Fellow at the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia, and collaborated with the Bauhaus University in Weimar, Germany, on a project exploring contemporary authoritarian urbanism. Her work in the field of political economy has appeared in Geoforum and the International Journal of Public Administration. She received her Ph.D. in Politics from The New School for Social Research, where she was a fellow of the Robert L. Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies. Her fieldwork in Russia and Brazil has been supported by the Harriman Institute at Columbia University and the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius in Hamburg, Germany. She is currently completing a book that reconsiders the rentier state in our era of financialized capitalism.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics, Oberlin College