Ulia Gosart

Ulia Gosart (Popova) is a social policy analyst, who examines the impact of institutional constrains on policies concerning populations with the status of indigenous peoples, and indigenous political representation.

Gosart is a descendent of Udmurts, indigenous people of the south-eastern Siberia (Russia), and was born in the former Soviet Union.

Gosart holds a PhD from the University of California, Los Angeles. Her scholarly work emerged from her advocacy, beginning with her service to an indigenous organization from Russia, LIENIP (2004-2009), and her ongoing collaboration with indigenous politicians and scholars from North America and former Soviet states.

At the Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University, Gosart worked with Elsa Stamatopoulou, Director of the Indigenous Peoples Rights Program, examining factors contributing to structural violence against indigenous peoples of contemporary Russian state.
Gosart’s recent advocacy pieces appeared in RightsViews, LA Times and Cultural Survival.
Ulia Gosart, 2018