Egor Lazarev

Egor Lazarev

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science


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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