Lia Sokol

Student, Cornell University
  • Cornell University
  • People
  • United States of America

About Lia Sokol

Hi! My name is Lia, and I am a second-year student at Cornell University. I'm majoring in Government and pursuing an independent major that combines politics, international studies, and sociology. My Laidlaw project is focused on public opinion and politics in Russia. I am hoping to examine facets of democracy within an autocratic regime, exploring the legitimacy of three Russian opposition parties and their relationships with the country's ruling United Russia party.

I am a/an:

Undergraduate Scholar

Area of Expertise

Languages Politics Social Sciences

Research Topic

International Relations Politics Slavonic and East European Studies

Laidlaw Cohort Year



Cornell University

I am from:

United States of America

I speak:

English Russian Spanish

My hobbies/interests are:

Cooking/Baking Foreign languages Hiking/walking Music Podcasts Politics & current events

I am open to participating in mentoring/buddy programmes


Influencer Of