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Dr Catherine Owen

Research Associate

Catherine Owen is Lecturer in Central Asian Studies at Shaanxi Normal University, Xi'an, China, and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Exeter. She completed her PhD on domestic Russian politics at the University of Exeter in October 2014, following which she worked on an ESRC-funded project, also at Exeter, that explored Russian and Chinese approaches to conflict resolution in Central Asia. Dr Owen's primary research interests concerns the ways in which norms of global governance are rearticulated in the domestic context by non-democratic states. She is fluent in French, German and Russian and is currently learning Chinese.

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