Elena Denisova-Schmidt

Lecturer for Russian Culture and Society at University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
Research Fellow, Center for International Higher Education (CIHE) Boston College, USA
Before moving into academia, Denisova-Schmidt worked for the VSMPO-AVISMA Corporation in Russia. Her current research interests cover corruption and informal practices in various settings in Russia and Ukraine. She recently published the chapter “The Shadow Economy and Entrepreneurship in Ukraine.”