Curriculum Vitae

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Fields of Specialization:

Civil Wars, Experiments, Behavioral Economics and Politics

Current Academic Appointment

Center Associate, Davis Center, Harvard University, 2018-NA
Pre-Doctoral Research Fellow, Belfer Center’s International Security Program , 2015-2018
Research Fellow, Harvard Program on Negotiations, 2014-2015
Visiting Researcher at American University of Iraq (Iraq) Summer 2015
Visiting Researcher at Yemen College of Middle Eastern Studies (Yemen) Summer 2014
Visiting Scholar, UCSD Business School, Fall 2013


Ph.D. in Political Science, University of Maryland (2017)

Graduate coursework required for PhD in Economics, SUNY Stony Brook (2008-2010)

Equiv. MSc; Applied Mathematics, Moscow State University Lomonosov (2005-2007)

Equiv. BS & MS; Social and Economic Geography of Foreign Countries, Moscow State University Lomonosov (2002-2007)



  1. Vera Mironova, Loubna Mrie and Sam Whitt “Preferences for Violence in Civil War: Evidence from Syria,” Forthcoming, Journal of Conflict Resolution
  2. Vera Mironova and Sam Whitt, “From the Maidan to the Military: Mobilizing Civilians for Counter-Insurgency in Eastern Ukraine,” Forthcoming, Journal of Peace Research
  3. Vera Mironova, Loubna Mrie and Sam Whitt “Risk Tolerance during Conflict: Evidence from Aleppo, Syria,” Forthcoming, Journal of Peace Research
  4. Vera Mironova and Yegor Lazarev “Minority Status and Investment: Evidence from Natural and Lab Experiments in Bosnia and Herzegovina,” World Development , Volume 106, June 2018, Pages 27-39
  5. Vera Mironova and Sam Whitt, 2015 “The evolution of prosociality and parochialism after violence,” Journal of Peace Research Volume: 53 issue: 5, page(s): 648-664
  6. Vera Mironova and Sam Whitt, 2015 “Social Norms after Conflict Exposure and Victimization by Violence,”, British Journal of Political Science , Volume 48, Issue 3 July 2018 , pp. 749-765
  7. Vera Mironova and Sam Whitt, 2014 “International Peacekeeping and Micro- foundations for Positive Peace,”, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Vol 61, Issue 10, pp. 2074 – 2104
  8. Vera Mironova and Sam Whitt., 2014 ”Ethnicity and Altruism after Violence”, Journal of Experimental Political Science, 1(2), pp. 170-180
  9. Stefano DelaVigna, Ruben Enikolopov, Vera Mironova, Maria Petrova and Katia Zhuravskaya., 2013.Unintended Media Effects in a Conflict Environment: Serbian Radio and Croatian Nationalism, American Economic Journals: Applied Economics 6(3): 103132.


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