Marina Povitkina, PhD, is a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Political Science at the University of Oslo (Norway) and the Centre for Collective Action Research at the University of Gothenburg (Sweden). Marina obtained her PhD in Political Science from the University of Gothenburg in 2018.


Her dissertation compared how democratic governments achieve environmental sustainability goals depending on their levels of corruption. Her current research is on how corruption hampers collaboration in collective action dilemmas. Her research interests lie within comparative environmental politics, collective action, corruption, public administration, natural resource management, political organization of small island states and quantitative methodology. Marina is closely affiliated with the Quality of Government and the Varieties of Democracy Institutes at the University of Gothenburg.


Marina was a part of the core organizing committee of the 3rd Interdisciplinary Corruption Research Forum in 2018 in Gothenburg and chaired the quantitative methods workshop at the 1st ICRForum in 2016 in Amsterdam. 


Here, you can find her GoogleScholar profile.