Jessica Pisano

Jessica Pisano is associate professor of politics at the New School for Social Research. She is author of Staging Democracy: Political Performance in Ukraine, Russia, and Beyond (2022).

July 2022, Volume 33, Issue 3

How Zelensky Has Changed Ukraine

Volodymyr Zelensky is far more than a brave wartime leader. He began changing the tenor and direction of Ukrainian politics long before the people made him their president.