Viktoria Zlomanova is a second-year MA student from the Department of Political Science at the University of British Columbia. Viktoria holds a BA degree in Global Affairs and Economics from Yale-NUS College, a small liberal-arts college in Singapore. She lived in Singapore and traveled extensively in Southeast Asia.
Her research interests include authoritarian politics, research design and quantitative methods, and state-society relations in Singapore, Indonesia, and Malaysia. Her thesis explores the relationship between citizen demands and the policy outcome in authoritarian regimes. She has recently completed a project on natural resources, decentralization, and economic development in Indonesia’s island groups of Kalimantan and Sulawesi.