Stephen G F Hall is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Russian and Post-Soviet Politics. He earned his PhD in political science at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London. Before joining Bath, Stephen was a Postdoctoral fellow at the University of Cambridge and taught at the Higher School of Economics – National Research University, St. Petersburg. He is working on a book manuscript From Kyiv to the Kremlin analysing the role that Ukraine plays in shaping Russian autocracy.
Stephen is the author of The Authoritarian International: Tracing How Authoritarian Regimes Learn in the Poat-Soviet Space (Cambridge University Press, 2023). He has published various articles in Europe-Asia Studies, Problems of Post-Communism, East European Politics, Post-Communist Economies, Russian Politics, and the Journal of Eurasian Studies. His work continues to focus on autocracies and the post-Soviet region.