Ivan Babitski

Ivan Babitsky is a philologist (Ph.D. University of Florence), since 2013 - an expert of the Dissernet.


Ministers and Dissertations: Academic Fraud Scandals and Their Political Consequences in Russia and the EU

A 2013 ‘word of the year’ in Russia was Dissernet, the name of an emerging informal network that set out to investigate infractions of academic integrity in Russia – in particular, to expose plagiarism in the dissertations of high-ranking academics and politicians.