Arturas Rozenas

Arturas Rozenas is an Assistant Professor in the NYU Department of Politics.  Educated in Lithuania and the United States, Rozenas earned his PhD at Duke University.  Rozenas’ current research focuses on authoritarian states, electoral competition, and statistical methodology.
Articles by Arturas Rozenas

When does Russian propaganda work — and when does it backfire? Here’s what we found.

After examining Russia’s 2014 disinformation campaign in Ukraine, we found that Russian propaganda has very uneven effects. Whether it sways individuals to vote for pro-Russian candidates — or backfires, and makes them less likely to do so — depends on the political predispositions of the target audience.

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