Alexi Gugushvili

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Academic interests

  • Socioeconomic and political determinants of health and well-being
  • Social stratification, social mobility, and equality of opportunity
  • Public opinion, collective memory, and social change 

Courses taught

Education

  • 2014 PhD in Political and Social Sciences, European University Institute, Florence, Italy
  • 2011 Visiting Scholar, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, the United States
  • 2008 Hansard Research Scholar, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, the United Kingdom
  • 2007 MSc in Policy Studies, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, the United Kingdom
  • 2005 MA in International Economic Relations, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia  

Academic Positions held

  • 2020-present University of Oslo, Department of Sociology and Human Geography, Associate Professor of Sociology
  • 2019-2020 Erasmus University Rotterdam, Department of Public Administration and Sociology, Assistant Professor of Sociology
  • 2018-2019 University of Oxford, Department of Social Policy and Intervention, Lecturer in Comparative and Quantitative Methods
  • 2016-2018 University of Oxford, Department of Social Policy and Intervention, Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  • 2015-2016 University of Cambridge, Department of Sociology, Research Associate
  • 2014-2015 University of Bremen, Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences, Postdoctoral Researcher

Academic Appointments

  • Nuffield College, University of Oxford, Associate Member
  • Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Affiliated Scholar

 

Publications

  • Gugushvili, Alexi (2021). Equality of opportunity and health in post-COVID world. Public Health in Practice.  ISSN 2666-5352.  2, s 1- 2 . doi: 10.1016/j.puhip.2021.100135 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi & McKee, Martin (2021). The COVID-19 pandemic and war. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health.  ISSN 1403-4948. . doi: 10.1177/1403494821993732 Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi & Reeves, Aaron (2021). How democracy alters our view of inequality — and what it means for our health. Social Science and Medicine.  ISSN 0277-9536.  283(114190), s 1- 12 . doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2021.114190 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Jarosz, Ewa & Gugushvili, Alexi (2021). BMI and dissatisfaction with life: contextual factors and socioemotional costs of obesity. Quality of Life Research.  ISSN 0962-9343.  s 1- 11 . doi: 10.1007/s11136-021-02912-3 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Präg, Patrick & Gugushvili, Alexi (2021). Subjective social mobility and health in Germany. European Societies.  ISSN 1461-6696. . doi: 10.1080/14616696.2021.1887916 Show summary
  • Zelinska, Olga; Gugushvili, Alexi & Bulczak, Grzegorz (2021). The Polish Panel Survey (POLPAN) Dataset: Capturing the impact of socio-economic change on population health and well-being in Poland, 1988-2018. Data in Brief.  ISSN 2352-3409. . doi: 10.1016/j.dib.2021.106936 Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi (2020). A Population Health Perspective on the Trump Administration, Brexit, and Right-Wing Populism in Europe. American Journal of Public Health.  ISSN 0090-0036.  110(3), s 274- 276 . doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2019.305535 Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi (2020). Social origins of support for democracy: a study of intergenerational mobility. International Review of Sociology.  ISSN 0390-6701.  30(2), s 376- 396 . doi: 10.1080/03906701.2020.1776918 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi (2020). Which socio-economic comparison groups do individuals choose and why?. European Societies.  ISSN 1461-6696.  s 1- 27 . doi: 10.1080/14616696.2020.1793214 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi (2020). Why do people perceive themselves as being downwardly or upwardly mobile?. Acta Sociologica.  ISSN 0001-6993.  s 1- 21 . doi: 10.1177/0001699320929742 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi & Kaiser, Caspar (2020). Equality of opportunity is linked to lower mortality in Europe. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.  ISSN 0143-005X.  74, s 151- 157 . doi: 10.1136/jech-2019-212540 Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi; Koltai, Jonathan; Stuckler, David & McKee, Martin (2020). Votes, populism, and pandemics. International Journal of Public Health.  ISSN 1661-8556.  65, s 721- 722 . doi: 10.1007/s00038-020-01450-y
  • Gugushvili, Alexi & Präg, Patrick (2020). Intergenerational social mobility and health in Russia: Mind over matter?. Advances in Life Course Research.  ISSN 1569-4909.  s 1- 13 . doi: 10.1016/j.alcr.2020.100390 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi; Zhao, ‪‪Yizhang & Bukodi, Erzsebet (2020). Intergenerational educational mobility and smoking: a study of 20 European countries using diagonal reference models. Public Health.  ISSN 0033-3506.  181, s 94- 101 . doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2019.12.009 Show summary
  • Jarosz, Ewa & Gugushvili, Alexi (2020). The ‘good life’ of Polish migrants in Britain: Daily behaviours and subjective well‐being of migrants, stayers and the British. Population, Space and Place.  ISSN 1544-8444.  26(7), s 1- 13 . doi: 10.1002/psp.2343 Full text in Research Archive.
  • McKee, Martin; Gugushvili, Alexi; Koltai, Jonathan & Stuckler, David (2020). Are Populist Leaders Creating the Conditions for the Spread of COVID-19?. International Journal of Health Policy and Management.  ISSN 2322-5939.  s 1- 5 . doi: 10.34172/IJHPM.2020.124 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Doniec, Katarzyna; Stefler, Denes; Murphy, Michael & Gugushvili, Alexi (2019). Education and mortality in three Eastern European populations: findings from the PrivMort retrospective cohort study. European Journal of Public Health.  ISSN 1101-1262.  29(3), s 549- 554 . doi: 10.1093/eurpub/cky254
  • Gugushvili, Alexi (2019). A multilevel analysis of perceived intergenerational mobility and welfare state preferences. International Journal of Social Welfare.  ISSN 1369-6866.  28(1), s 16- 30 . doi: 10.1111/ijsw.12316
  • Gugushvili, Alexi (2019). Compared to whom? Reference groups in socio-economic comparisons and self-reported health. European Journal of Public Health.  ISSN 1101-1262.  29
  • Gugushvili, Alexi (2019). Equality of Opportunity and Mortality in Europe. European Journal of Public Health.  ISSN 1101-1262.  29
  • Gugushvili, Alexi (2019). Parental Education, Health Literacy and Children’s Height in Adult Life. European Journal of Public Health.  ISSN 1101-1262.  29
  • Gugushvili, Alexi & Jarosz, Ewa (2019). Inequality, validity of self-reported height, and its implications for BMI estimates: An analysis of randomly selected primary sampling units' data. Preventive Medicine Reports.  ISSN 2211-3355.  16, s 1- 8 . doi: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2019.100974 Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi; Jarosz, Ewa & McKee, Martin (2019). Compared with whom? Reference groups in socio-economic comparisons and self-reported health in 34 countries. International Journal of Epidemiology.  ISSN 0300-5771.  48(8), s 1710- 1720 . doi: 10.1093/ije/dyz122 Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi & Kabachnik, Peter (2019). Stalin on Their Minds: A Comparative analysis of Public Perceptions of the Soviet Dictator in Russia and Georgia. International Journal of Sociology.  ISSN 0020-7659.  49(5-6), s 317- 341 . doi: 10.1080/00207659.2019.1661559 Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi; McKee, Martin & Murphy, Michael (2019). Intergenerational Mobility in Relative Educational Attainment and Health-Related Behaviours. Social Indicators Research.  ISSN 0303-8300.  141, s 413- 441 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi & Reeves, Aaron (2019). How do perceived changes in inequality affect health?. Health and Place.  ISSN 1353-8292.  62, s 1- 9 . doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2019.102276 Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi; Zhao, Yizhang & Bukodi, Erzsebet (2019). ‘Falling from grace’ and ‘rising from rags’: Intergenerational educational mobility and depressive symptoms. Social Science and Medicine.  ISSN 0277-9536.  222, s 294- 304 . doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.12.027 Show summary
  • Jarosz, Ewa & Gugushvili, Alexi (2019). Parental education, health literacy and children’s adult body height. Journal of Biosocial Science.  ISSN 0021-9320.  52(5), s 696- 718 . doi: 10.1017/S0021932019000737 Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi (2018). A multilevel study of validity of self-reported height. European Journal of Public Health.  ISSN 1101-1262.  28(4), s 264- 165 Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi; Azarova, Aytalina; Irdam, Darja & Crenna-Jennings, Whitney (2018). Correlates of frequent alcohol consumption among middle-aged and older men and women in Russia: A multilevel analysis of the PrivMort retrospective cohort study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence.  ISSN 0376-8716.  188, s 39- 44 . doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2018.03.038 Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi; McKee, Martin; Azarova, Aytalina & Murphy, Michael (2018). Parental transmission of smoking among middle-aged and older populations in Russia and Belarus. International Journal of Public Health.  ISSN 1661-8556.  63(3), s 349- 358 . doi: 10.1007/s00038-017-1068-0 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Kabachnik, Peter; Gugushvili, Alexi & Kirvalidze, Ana (2018). What about the Monument? Public Opinion and Contentious Politics in Stalin’s Homeland. Problems of Post-Communism.  ISSN 1075-8216.  67(3), s 264- 276 . doi: 10.1080/10758216.2018.1540276 Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi (2017). Change or continuity? Intergenerational social mobility and post-communist transition. Research in Social Stratification and Mobility.  ISSN 0276-5624.  52, s 59- 71 . doi: 10.1016/j.rssm.2017.10.004 Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi (2017). Georgia’s Middle Class in the Making: Methods of Measurement, Trends, and Constraints. Caucasus Analytical Digest.  ISSN 1867-9323.  95, s 6- 10 Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi (2017). Political democracy, economic liberalization, and macro-sociological models of intergenerational mobility. Social Science Research.  ISSN 0049-089X.  66, s 58- 81 . doi: 10.1016/j.ssresearch.2017.06.003 Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi (2017). The effect of rapid privatisation on mortality in mono-industrial towns in post-Soviet Russia: a retrospective cohort study. The Lancet Public Health.  ISSN 2468-2667.  2(5), s e231- e238 . doi: 10.1016/S2468-2667(17)30072-5 Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi; Bukodi, Erzsebet & John H., Goldthorpe (2017). The Direct Effect of Social Origins on Social Mobility Chances: ‘Glass Floors’ and ‘Glass Ceilings’ in Britain. European Sociological Review.  ISSN 0266-7215.  33(2), s 305- 316 . doi: 10.1093/esr/jcx043 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi; Kabachnik, Peter & Kirvalidze, Ana (2017). Collective memory and reputational politics of national heroes and villains. Nationalities Papers.  ISSN 0090-5992.  45(3), s 464- 484 . doi: 10.1080/00905992.2016.1261821 Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi (2016). Intergenerational Social Mobility and Popular Explanations of Poverty: A Comparative Perspective. Social justice research.  ISSN 0885-7466.  29(4), s 402- 428 . doi: 10.1007/s11211-016-0275-9 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi (2016). Intergenerational objective and subjective mobility and attitudes towards income differences: evidence from transition societies. Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy.  ISSN 2169-9763.  32(3), s 199- 219 . doi: 10.1080/21699763.2016.1206482 Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi (2016). “Money can’t buy me land”: Foreign land ownership regime and public opinion in a transition society. Land Use Policy.  ISSN 0264-8377.  142-153, s 142- 153 . doi: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2016.03.032 Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi; Kabachnik, Peter & Gilbreath, Aaron H. (2016). Cartographies of Stalin: Place, Scale, and Reputational Poli. Professional Geographer.  ISSN 0033-0124.  68(3), s 356- 367 . doi: 10.1080/00330124.2015.1089104 Show summary
  • Irdam, Darja; King, Lawrence P & Gugushvili, Alexi (2016). Mortality in Transition: Study Protocol of the PrivMort Project, a multilevel convenience cohort study. BMC Public Health.  ISSN 1471-2458.  16(672), s 1- 8 . doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-3249-9 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi (2015). Economic Liberalization and Intergenerational Mobility in Occupational Status. Comparative Sociology.  ISSN 1569-1322.  14(6), s 790- 820 . doi: 10.1163/15691330-12341368 Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi (2015). Self-interest, Perceptions of Transition and Welfare Preferences in the New Eastern Europe and the South Caucasus. Europe-Asia Studies.  ISSN 0966-8136.  67(5), s 718- 746 . doi: 10.1080/09668136.2015.1045451 Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi & Kabachnik, Peter (2015). Stalin is dead, long live Stalin? Testing socialization, structural, ideological, nationalist, and gender hypotheses. Post-Soviet Affairs.  ISSN 1060-586X.  31(1), s 1- 36 . doi: 10.1080/1060586X.2014.940697 Show summary
  • Kabachnik, Peter & Gugushvili, Alexi (2015). Unconditional love? Exploring hometown effect in Stalin's birthplace. Caucasus survey.  ISSN 2376-1199.  3(2), s 101- 123 . doi: 10.1080/23761199.2015.1044305 Show summary
  • Kabachnik, Peter; Gugushvili, Alexi & Jishkariani, David (2015). A Personality Cult's Rise and Fall: Three Cities after Khrushchev's "Secret Speech" and the Stalin Monument that Never Was. REGION: Regional Studies of Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia.  ISSN 2166-4307.  4(2), s 309- 326 . doi: https://www.jstor.org/stable/43737577 Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi (2014). The Georgian Dream of Pension Reforms. Caucasus Analytical Digest.  ISSN 1867-9323.  60, s 6- 8 Show summary
  • Fairbanks Jr, CH & Gugushvili, Alexi (2013). A new chance for Georgian democracy. Journal of Democracy.  ISSN 1045-5736.  24(1), s 116- 127 . doi: 10.1353/jod.2013.0002 Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi (2013). Social Origin, Education and Occupation in Georgia. Caucasus Social Science Review.  ISSN 2669-5359.  1(1), s 1- 26 Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi (2011). Understanding Poverty in Georgia. Caucasus Analytical Digest.  ISSN 1867-9323.  34, s 15- 18 Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi (2010). Towards a Welfare Research Framework in the Countries of Eastern Partnership Initiative. European Journal of East Asian Studies.  ISSN 1568-0584.  3(1), s 349- 379 Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi (2009). Political Economy of Old-age Pension Reforms in Georgia. Caucasian Review of International Affairs (CRIA).  ISSN 1865-6773.  3(4), s 371- 386 . doi: http://hdl.handle.net/1814/15045 Show summary
  • Gugushvili, Alexi (2012). The (non) Reform of the Georgian Pension system, 1991-2011: A Brief History and Update. Show summary
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