Turkhan Sadigov

Email: sadigov@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-1959


Turkhan Sadigov is a Research Scholar at the University of Wisconsin—Madison. Dr. Sadigov studies the impact of social and political activism of population, political culture, informality, and collectively shared ideas on citizen pro-activism and the development of formal and informal political institutions in post-Soviet societies. He holds PhD in Political Science from SUNY at Albany (2016). Dr. Sadigov has published articles in journals such as the Journal of Civil Society, East European Politics, Problems of Post-Communism among others.

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Trajectories of Change Fellowship


Open Society Institute: Civil Society Scholar Award Fellowship


National Council for Eurasian and East European Research Fellowship


Norwegian Institute of International Affairs “Regional Competence Building for Think Tanks in South caucuses and central Asia” Fellowship


Sadigov, Turkhan. 2018. “Psychological Dimension of Corruption: Are Citizens likely to Support Anti-Corruption Policies in Azerbaijan.” International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy. Vol. 38 (5/6): 484-508. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJSSP-10-2017-0133

Sadigov, Turkhan.  2018. “Adoption of agricultural innovations in Azerbaijan: no prospects for modernization.” Caucasus Survey. Vol. 6 (1): 42-61. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23761199.2017.1402570

Sadigov, Turkhan.  2017. “Localization, Formalism, and Passivity: Symbols shaping Bribe Offers in Azerbaijan.” Journal ofCivil Society. Vol. 13 (4): 406-425. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17448689.2017.1387716.

Sadigov, Turkhan. 2014. “Students as Initiators of Bribes: Specifics of Corruption in Azerbaijani Higher Education.” Problems of Post-Communism. Vol. 61, No. 5: 46-59.

Sadigov, Turkhan. 2014. “Corruption and Social Responsibility: Bribe Offers among Small Entrepreneurs in Azerbaijan.” East European Politics. Vol. 30, No. 1: 34 – 53.