Mark Lawrence Schrad


Mark Lawrence Schrad is a professor of political science and the director of Russian area studies at Villanova University. He is author of Vodka Politics: Alcohol, Autocracy, and the Secret History of the Russian State and Smashing the Liquor Machine: A Global History of Prohibition

Articles by Mark Lawrence Schrad
Russian President Vladimir Putin hosts a national youth environmental forum in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia, on Sept. 5.
Russian President Vladimir Putin hosts a national youth environmental forum in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia, on Sept. 5.
People drink in an Oktoberfest beer festival tent.
People drink in an Oktoberfest beer festival tent.
Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Donald Trump meets Vladimir Putin at the opening of the G20 summit on July 7, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. (Steffen Kugler/BPA via Getty Images)
Donald Trump meets Vladimir Putin at the opening of the G20 summit on July 7, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. (Steffen Kugler/BPA via Getty Images)
Then Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin kisses a baby outside St. Petersburg on May 29, 2010. (Alexey Druzhinin/AFP/Getty Images)
Then Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin kisses a baby outside St. Petersburg on May 29, 2010. (Alexey Druzhinin/AFP/Getty Images)
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