Elena Denisova-Schmidt

Elena Denisova-Schmidt

Elena Denisova-Schmidt

PD Dr.
Privatdozentin for Russian Culture and Society
Gatterstrasse 3
9010 St. Gallen
Publications Publications of Elena Denisova-Schmidt
Main Focuses
  • Academic Integrity
  • Corruption
  • Informality
  • Interculturality
  • Eastern Europe
Professional Career

since 12/2015 Research Fellow, Center for International Higher Education (CIHE), Boston College

08/2015 - 09/2015 Visiting Fellow, Aleksanteri Institute, Helsinki University 

09/2013 - 06/2015 Edmond J. Safra Network Fellow, Edmond Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard University

09/2012, 10/2014 FP7 Visting Scholar, School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES), University College London (UCL)

01/2011 - 02/2011 Visting Scholar, Research Division 'Russia/GUS', German Institute for International and Security Affairs 

01/2008 - 02/2008 Short-Term Scholar, Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 

11/2002 - 07/2007 Research Fellow, Institut für Slawistik, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin 

05/1999 - 07/2002 Juniormanager, VSMPO-Avisma Corporation 

Teaching Activities

Various courses on all levels (assessment, BA, MA, executive) 

Guest Lectures:

- University of Zurich (video lecture, March 2021)

- Ukrainian Free University in Munich (March 2020)

- George Washington University (October 2017)

- Boston College (July 2017, July 2016)

- Harvard University (February 2015)

- University College London (October 2014)

- Pacific National University (April 2013)

- Brandeis University (November 2012) (DAAD Short-Term Lectureship)

- George Mason University (January 2008)

Projects ProjectsLink Elena Denisova-Schmidt

International Meaning of Universities (IAU) Expert Group on Open Science 

Academy of Management (AoM)
American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages (AATSEEL)
Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN) 
Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES)
Association for Women in Slavic Studies (AWSS)
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Osteuropakunde (DGO) (The German Association of East European Studies)
Swiss Society for Research in Education (SSRE)
Swiss Society for Slavic Studies (SAGO)






Åbo Akademi (11/2006), American Association of Teachers of Slavic and Eastern European Languages (AATSEEL) (01/2012, 01/2006), Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) (12/2018, 11/2017), Bologna Process Researchers' Conference (FOHE-BPRC3) (11/2017), CIHE-Europe Symposium (01/2023), DGO-Congress of Central and East European Studies (10/2022), Dresden University of Technology (06/2019, 06/2013, 01/2011, 01/2009, 05/2008), George Mason University (01/2008), Greenwich University (02/2015), Harvard University (05/2015, 02/2015), Higher School of Economics (10/2018, 10/2015), Humboldt University of Berlin (04/2006, 06/2006, 01/2005, 11/2004, 05/2004, 10/2003, 06/2003, 11/2002), IAU 2017 International Conference in Accra (10/2017, video presentation), Indonesia, Campus Integrity Roadshow (02/2023, online presentation), Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center (01/2008), Miami University (03/2012), University College London (03/2018, 03/2016, 09/2014), University of Basel (04/2018, 09/2011), University of Bremen (11/2014, 05/2014, 01/2014, 05/2013, 11/2012, 04/2012), University of Fribourg (11/2013, 11/2010), University of Helsinki (10/2021, 08/2021, 09/2015), University of Hildesheim (6/2012), University of Konstanz (12/2010), University of Lausanne (03/2023), University of Ottawa (11/2016), University of St.Gallen (HSG) (03/2023, 09/2020, 08/2014, 11/2010), University of Zurich (02/2010), Pacific National University (05/2014), Vienna University of Economics and Business (04/2022, 06/2021, 06/2014, 06/2009, 05/2007, 06/2005, 06/2003), South Economic Association (11/2016). 

Editorial Board

Editor (2008-2018)
Column: ’Cross-Cultural Communication’ for the AATSEEL Newsletter 
(American Association of Teachers of Slavic and Eastern European Languages) 

Editor (since 2020)
Slavicum Press, Slavisches Seminar der Universität Zürich

Additional Information

Reviewer for Applied Economics; Asia Pacific Education Review; British Educational Research Journal; China Economic Review; Cogent Education; Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization; Eastern European Economics; Educational Researcher; Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies Collection; Employee Relations; Eurasian Geography and Economics; Europe-Asia Studies; European Journal of Higher Education; Global Change, Peace and Security; Health Economics, Policy and Law; Higher Education; Higher Education Research & Development; Higher Education Quarterly; Humanities and Social Sciences Communications; International Journal of African Higher Education; International Journal of Comparative Sociology; International Journal of Cross Cultural Management; International Journal of Educational Development; International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education; International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society; Journal of Academic Ethics; Journal of Business Research; Journal of Eurasian Studies; Journal of Language Contact; Journal of Language and Education; Learning and Individual Differences; Mir Rossii; Problems of Post-Communism; Science and Public Policy; Studies in Higher Education; South African Journal of Science.

Academic service University of St.Gallen (HSG)

Mittelbauparlament (Member)
Disciplinary Committee (Member); Quality Committee (Member)



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