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PODCAST | Michelle O’Brien | The Rise of Neo-Nationalists in Russia (8.10.16)

March 15, 2017

This podcast features Michelle O’Brien, a doctoral candidate in the Sociology Department and a Graduate Fellow at the Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology. Ms. O’Brien spoke about relationships between groups within Russia, such as the “Night Wolves” biker gang and Vladimir Putin. She also discussed the importance of films in instruction, highlighting “Putin’s Kiss” as an example that could be used in a classroom setting. Ms. O’Brien’s talk was part of a day long workshop for K-12 educators at the University of Washington’s Jackson School of International Studies.