Feb. 22: Dr. Dessie Zagorcheva, “How the Far Right Uses ‘Gender Ideology’ to Fight Equal Rights for Women and Minorities. The Case of Bulgaria”

Dr. Dessie Zagorcheva
Adjunct Assistant Professor, CUNY

“How the Far Right Uses ‘Gender Ideology’ to Fight Equal Rights
for Women and Minorities: The Case of Bulgaria”

4:30 to 6 p.m.
53 Washington Square South, Floor 3 E

All are welcome, but please RSVP to so that we can leave your name at the door.

Dr. Dessie Zagorcheva teaches International Politics and American Government at CUNY. She received her Ph.D. in Political Science from Columbia University, an M.A. from Central European University in Budapest and from Sofia University in Bulgaria. Her main research interests include democracy and democratic backsliding in post-Communist countries; far-right populism; and Russia’s hybrid warfare and disinformation campaigns. She has published in the Journal of Global Security Studies, as well as in International Security, The Journal of Slavic Military Relations, The National Interest, The International Lawyer, and others. She has presented papers at various conferences, including the Association for the Study of Nationalities., and has worked as a researcher at the Council on Foreign Relations and the East-West Institute in New York City.

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