Igor Logvinenko is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Wellesley College where he teaches courses on Russian and Eurasian Politics, Authoritarianism and Globalization, and International Political Economy. Previously he was a postdoctoral associate at the Harriman Institute at Columbia University. His work has appeared in Democratization, Europe-Asia Studies, and Central Asian Affairs. His research focuses on the impact of financial globalization on political development in emerging market economies. Professor Logvinenko's current book project, Control and Access: Russia's Rendezvous with Financial Globalization develops an argument about compatibility between financial openness and kleptocratic authoritarianism in post-Soviet Russia. He holds a Ph.D. in Government from Cornell University.