Stanislav Budnitsky, Ph.D.
Stanislav Budnitsky recently completed his doctoral program at the School of Journalism and Communication at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. Stanislav’s research investigates the relationship between nationalism, global communication, and digital technologies, focusing on global internet governance. Stanislav holds Master’s degrees in Nationalism Studies from the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary, and in Journalism from the Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia. Stanislav has presented his research at a number of conferences, including International Communication Association, International Association for Media and Communication Research, and International Studies Association. His academic writings have appeared in the European Journal of Cultural Studies, International Journal of Communication, and an edited collection, The Net and the Nation-State from Cambridge University Press. During doctoral studies, Stanislav spent time as a fellow with the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University, and an Ottawa-based think tank the SecDev Foundation. Prior to graduate studies, Stanislav was a freelance media producer and writer in Russia, working on projects ranging from a comedy documentary illuminating the challenges of intercultural communication in adapting “Everybody Loves Raymond” to the Russian screen to a BBC Newsnight documentary on Vladimir Putin’s first decade in power.