Dr Catherine Owen
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.
- Chinese Expansion in Central Asia: Problems and Perspectives
- The State Monitors Citizens Monitoring the State: The New Face of Civic Engagement in Russia
- State Co-optation not Independent Control: The Slow Evisceration of Russia's Public Monitoring Commissions
- Is the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights 'Democratic'? Implications for Russian Governance
- FPC Briefing: What happened to the 'Russian Spring'?
- FPC Briefing: Russia Protests Parliamentary Elections- Winds of Change or Just a Lot of Hot Air?