BiographyChristine Emeran is an American sociologist. She holds a PhD in Sociology from The New School for Social Research (New York), conducted post-doctoral research at the Université Paris Descartes (Sorbonne Paris Cité) and now works as a higher education policy consultant for an international organization. She has researched a wide range of topics, including democracy, civil society, new social movements, social mobilization and electoral revolutions. She recently co-wrote a book chapter with Alina Polyakova titled “External Actors in Revolutionary Change: Ukraine’s Orange Revolution and Euromaidan.” Future of Authoritarianism. Eds. Mathew Burrows and Maria Stephan. Washington, DC: Atlantic Council (Forthcoming).
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Political sociology, social movements, Ukraine and higher education policy
Published: Nov 29, 2018 by Europe-Asia Studies, 70:9, 1528-1529,
Authors: Dr. Taras Kuzio (he is the sole author of this article)
A book review by esteemed Dr. Taras Kuzio on my manuscript
Published: Jan 12, 2017 by Future of Authoritarianism. Eds. Mathew Burrows and Maria Stephan.
Authors: Christine Emeran and Alina Polyakova.
This chapter aimed to challenge traditional thinking on who constituted civil society actors and to include Ukrainians working for international agencies into the structural analysis of civil society development in Ukraine.
By: Christine Emeran
"CHRISTINE EMERAN HAS PRODUCED AN ORIGINAL STUDY OF YOUTH (‘new generation’) political activism in Ukraine from the ‘Ukraine without Kuchma’ and ‘Arise Ukraine!’ anti-presidential political protests in 2000–2003, the 2004 Orange Revolution and the Euromaidan Revolution of Dignity in 2013–2014. At times, she also includes what is termed the 1990–1991 Granite Revolution as the first of Ukraine’s three revolutions."
Published: Feb 02, 2018
This video compares activism in 2001 and 2004 based on research results from the book. In particular, this video answers why activists continued to participate in new political events after the failure of the first one in 2000/01.