Anton Sobolev is an Assistant Professor of Political Economy and Cyber Policy at the University of Texas at Dallas. His research studies questions of politics using text analysis, machine learning, and causal inference. His recent projects focus on mass protest, cybersecurity, and political control in autocracies. More broadly, he studies how digital technology shapes political and economic behavior. His work has been published in American Political Science Review, World Politics, European Journal of Political Economy, Post-Soviet Affairs, Europe-Asia Studies, and Problems of Post-Communism. Dr. Sobolev received his Ph.D. in Political Science and M.Sc. in Statistics from the University of California, Los Angeles. Before coming to UTD, he was a postdoctoral associate in the Leitner Program in Political Economy at Yale University.