Egor Lazarev

Egor Lazarev

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science
Affiliated Faculty, Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies


Sidney Smith Hall, 3108


Egor Lazarev is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Toronto. His main research interests are state-building and the rule of law, social and political legacies of conflict, and ethnic and religious politics. His primary geographic focus is the Muslim-majority regions of the former Soviet Union. His book project “Laws in Conflict” explores how the social and political consequences of armed conflict affect legal pluralism – the coexistence of Russian state law, Sharia, and customary law in Chechnya. Egor’s previous research has been published in World Politics, World Development, and Political Science Research & Methods.

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