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Anna Brigevich

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Assistant Professor
(919) 530-6861
(919) 530-6246
106B Edmonds Classroom Building


Assistant Professor of Political Science and faculty adviser of the Model UN team. Primary teaching responsibilities center on research methodology and comparative politics. Currently, Dr. Brigevich teaches courses on Behavioral Research Methods, Sub-Saharan African Politics, Scope, Method, and Writing, and European Politics, and Russian Politics. She is also a member of the North Carolina Consortium for International and Intercultural Studies (NCCIIE) steering committee.


Dr. Brigevich joined the NCCU faculty in the fall of 2013. She received her PhD in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2012 and her B.A. in Political Science and History from the University of Florida. Originally born and raised in the Soviet Union, Dr. Brigevich's life experiences inform her research on democratic and authoritarian regimes and post-Soviet politics.

Research Interests

Dr. Brigevich has a fairly diverse research agenda. On the one hand, she works on public opinion and party politics in the European Union, with a particular focus on how social identity (regional, national, European) condition support for European integration. On the other hand, she also conducts research on democratization post-1989 in Russia, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and Sub-Saharan Africa.


PhD University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 2012
BA University of Florida 2004


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Selected Publications

1. Brigevich, A. (2019). Democratization or Business as Usual?: Evaluating the Long-term Impact of Africa’s ‘Watershed” Elections’. African Social Science Review.
2. Brigevich, A. (2018). Cuing the radical voter: The impact of economic, immigration, and integration cues on public fears of the EU. Party Politics.
3. Brigevich, A. (2018). Regional identity and support for integration: An EU-wide comparison of parochialists, inclusive regionalists, and pseudo-exclusivists. European Union Politics, 639-662.
4. Brigevich, A. (2016). Regional identity and support for Europe: Distinguishing between cultural and civic social identity in France. Regional and Federal Studies, 475-507.
5. Brigevich, A. (2016). Eurosceptic Regionalists: Flemish and Walloon Identities Compared. L’Europe en formation , 95-121.
6. Brigevich, A. (2012). Peeling Back the Layers: Territorial Identity and EU Support in Spain. Regional & Federal Studies, 2.
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