Dmitry Kurnosov is a Research Assistant at the University of Copenhagen. He received his PhD in Law in February 2020 from the University of Copenhagen and in Political Science from St. Petersburg State University in March 2015. He received his master’s degree in Constitutional Law from Central European University and bachelor’s degree in European Studies from St. Petersburg State University. Dmitry has a wealth of practical experience in mass media and public relations, including TASS News Agency and the Russian Constitutional Court.

Dmitry’s research investigates the perceptions of electoral competition in legal and political contexts. In particular, he studies how the European Court of Human Rights deals with election disputes and how statistical methods can help improve election integrity.