Petr V. Panov

15 Bukireva, Perm 614990, Russia
Perm State University
Faculty of History and Politics
Department of Political Sciences
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Date of Birth
Educational Background
Perm State University, Faculty of History – 1986
Post-graduate study, Perm State University 1989-1992
Candidate of History, Perm State University – 1992
Academic Degrees and Titles
Candidate of History, Perm State University (PSU) – 1992
Reader – 1997
Stages of Professional Career
Assistant Lecturer of CPSU of Department of History, Faculty of History, PSU – 1987-1989
Assistant Lecturer of Department of National History, Faculty of History, PSU – 1993-1997
Reader of Department of National History, Faculty of History and Politics, PSU – 1997-1998
Reader of Department of Political Sciences, Faculty of History and Politics, PSU – 1998- till now
Membership in Academic Councils, State and Public Associations
1998 – Member of Russian Association of Political Sciences
Coordinator of Research Committee on Institutional Researches of Russian Association of Political Sciences
2006 – Member of Research Council of Russian Association of Political Sciences
2007 – Member of Board of Perm Branch of Russian Association of Political Sciences
Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Journal “Perm University Herald, series “Political Science”
2010 – Member of Editorial Board of the Journal “Political Science”
2005 – Member of Perm University Dissertational Council K 212.189.04 Awarding Higher Academic Degrees in specialty 23.00.02. “Political Institutions, Processes and Technologies”.
Member of Scientific Council of Perm State University of the Faculty of History and Political Sciences.
Research Project Management
1. Project “Institutional basics of stability and fragmentation of political community of Post-Soviet Russia: conceptual and empiric analyses” (Russian Humanitarian Sciences Foundation № 0703-00251а). 2007-2008
2. Project “Regional political processes of Russia in the “Putin’s epoch”: unification or diversification?” (Russian Humanitarian Sciences Foundation №06-03-00078а). 2006
3. Project “Influence of intraelite relations on the Perm Region political institutions functioning” (Russian Humanitarian Sciences Foundation № 02-03-18341а). 2002
Participation in Research Projects
1. Project “Resource distribution in the Perm Krai and political processes on the local level” (Russian Humanitarian Sciences Foundation № 09-03-82301а/U). 2009 – 2010
2. Project “Political Communities in civil-political and scientific prospects” (MacArthur Foundation №06-86349-000-GSS). 2007-2008
3. Project “Policy orientation of local communities: prospects and reality” (Russian Humanitarian Sciences Foundation № 07-03-82309 а/U). 2007-2008
4. Project “The Perm Region as a political project”: integration of the Perm Region and the Komi-Permyatsky Autonomous District in the context of Russian Federative relation reform” (Russian Humanitarian Sciences Foundation №06-03-82302а/U). 2006-2007
5. Project “Regional political regime and regional political culture (the Perm Region case), MacArthur Foundation, 2003
Participation in International Projects
1. “Institution of elections in Russian politics: a tool of political consolidation or source of conflict” (Galina Starovojtova Programme, Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars, Kennan Institute, Washington, the USA) 2008
2. Study training at the International Center for East-Asian Studies (Monterey, USA), 2008
3. Project on translation of foreign literature into Russian NISPcee (Network of Institutes and Schools of Public Administration in Central and Eastern Europe). 2006-2007
4. Training Study at Newcastle University (UK), 2003
5. Central European University, programme CRC, development of the new course “Political Institutions and Political Nets in Russian Public Policy” 2003
Current Research Activities
Study of the institutional grounds of the political order of contemporary Russia in comparative perspective, institutions of elections, political parties, regional and local political processes.
Academic and other Awards
Laureate of the First Degree Award of the Perm Region in the sphere of education in 2007, in Sociology and Political Science.
Russian Association of Political Sciences Contest Winner of the Best Research in 2006 (collective monograph “Institutional Political Science: contemporary constitutionalism and political transformation of Russia).
Russian Association of Political Sciences Contest Second Degree Award of the Best Research in 2005 (monograph “Institutional foundations of stability and fragmentation of political order in Post-Soviet Russia”).
Journal “Polis” Award in 2004 for the series of papers on Comparative Political Science Workshop.
Total Number of Publications - 65
Scientific articles – 61
Monographs – 3
Study guide – 1
Selected Publications
1. Panov P.V. Institutions, Identities, Practices: theoretical model of political order. Moscow: Russian Political Encyclopedia, 2011. – 230p. (In Russian)
2. Panov P.V. Institutional foundations of stability and fragmentation of political order in Post-Soviet Russia. Perm. 2008. 245p. (In Russian)
3. Panov P.V., Sulimov K.A, Fadeeva L.A. (editor) Communities as a political phenomenon. Moscow: Russian Political Encyclopedia (RPE), 2009. – 248 p. – (Political Science of Russia). (In Russian)
4. Panov P.V. Political Institution Theory: study guide. Perm, 2004, 219p. (In Russian)
5. Panov P.V. Electoral particularism: where and how to find “traces”? // Russian authority institutions and elites in transformation: Proceedings of the VIIIth All-Russian Seminar “Sociological problems of Government Institutions in the context of Russian transformation” / Edited by A.V. Duka. St. Petersburg: Intersocis, 2011. 326p. p.117-144. (In Russian)
6. Panov Р. Electoral Practices at the Sub-National Level in Contemporary Russia // The Policy of Sub-National Authoritarianism in Russia / Ed. by V. Gel’man, C. Ross. – Burlington: Ashgate, 2010. - P.151-170. (In English)
7. Panov P.V Electoral practices: problems of conceptualization and variants of institutionalization // Authority in Russia: elites and institutions / edited by A.V. Duka. St. Petersburg: Intersocis, 2009. p.36-56. (In Russian)
8. Panov Р. Russian Political Parties and Regional Political Processes: The Problem of Effective Representation // Ross C., Campbell A. (eds.) Federalism and Local Politics in Russia. London, New York: Routledge, 2009. P.150-183. (In English)
9. Panov P.V. Recentralization in contemporary Russia: potentials and limits // Elites and power in Russian social space: Proceedings of the Vth All-Russian Seminar “Sociological problems of public institutions in the context of Russian transformation” held on 15-16 December 2006 in St. Petersburg / edited by A.V. Duka. St. Petersburg: Intersocis, 2008, p.79-94. (In Russian)
10. Panov P. Institutional political practices of Russia in the 1990-2000th years // Two presidential terms of V.Putin: dynamics of changes: collection of papers / ISISS RAS. Editor N.Yu. Lapina, Moscow, 2008, p. 50-71. (In Russian)
11. Panov Р. Political Processes in Russian Regions in the Framework of Centralization Policy // Helfrich H., Dakhin A., Holter E., Arzhenovskiy I. (eds.) Impact of Culture on Human Interaction: Clash or Challenge? Gottingen: Hogrefe & Huber, 2008. P.85-98. (In English)
12. Panov P.V. Russia’s image construction in official political discourse of the 1990-2000s (based on the RF President’s annual messages) // I.S. Semenenko (editor). Russia’s image in the world: formation, development and transformation. Moscow: Institute of World Economy and International Relations of RAS, 2008. p. 107-118. (In Russian)
13. Panov P.V. Institutionalism of rational choice: potentials and limits // S.V. Patrushev (editor). Institutional Political Study: contemporary institutionalism and political transformation of Russia. Moscow, 2006. p. 43-92. (In Russian)
14. Panov P.V. Russian political parties and a regional political process: the problem of effective representation // Series of the Perm Region political studies. Issue 5. Perm, 2006. p. 4-41. (In Russian)
15. Panov P.V. XXth century: institutionalization of political interactions between the elites and the masses // P.Yu. Rakhshmir, L.A. Fadeeva (editor). Political process and evolution of political institution in the XXth century. Perm, 2005. p. 280-306. (In Russian)
16. Panov P.V. Political order and political succession: the institution of “Preemnik”. POLITEX. Political expertise. 2010. issue 3. p. 19-33. (In Russian)
17. Panov Р. Nation-building in post-Soviet Russia: What kind of nationalism is produced by the Kremlin? // Journal of Eurasian Studies. – 2010. - №2. - P. 85-94. (In English)
18. Panov P.V. Institutional order: approaches to interpretation and research // Political Science. 2009. Issue 3. (In Russian)
19. Panov P.V. Institutional fragmentation of political order in polities of different kinds // Political Science. 2009. Issue 3. (In Russian)
20. Panov P.V. Elections in Russia: institutional perspective // Polis. 2008, issue 5, p.99-112. (In Russian)
21. Panov P.V. Local policy from different angles // Political Science. 2008, issue 3, p. 9-31. (In Russian)
22. Panov P.V. Conception of community and political studies // Perm University Herald. Series “Political Science”. 2008, issue 2(4). p. 19-30. (In Russian)
23. Panov P.V. “Uniting” vs “merging”: comparative analysis of the first cases of enlargement of constituent entities of the Russian Federation // Russia and Contemporary World. 2008. Issue 2. (In Russian)
24. Panov P.V. Political community: construction and institutionalization // Polis. 2007, issue 1, p.94-103. (In Russian)
25. Panov P.V. Governor recruitment phenomenon in the conditions of uncertainty: “Perm case” // Political Science. 2007 – issue 2. p. 148-171. (In Russian)
26. Panov P.V. Regional political processes of Russia in the “Putin’s epoch”: unification or diversification? // POLITEX. 2006. Issue 4. (In Russian)
27. Panov P.V. Regional electoral system reform and political parties’ development in Russia’s regions: cross-regional comparative analysis // Polis. 2005, issue 5, p. 102-117. (In Russian)
28. Panov P.V. Transformation of electoral institutions of Russia (cross-regional comparative analysis) // Polis. 2004 issue 6, p. 16-28. (In Russian)
29. Panov P.V. Transformations of political institutions of Russia: cross-temporal comparative analysis // Polis. 2002, issue 6. (In Russian)

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