Professor of History
Academic Program Affiliation(s): Historical Studies, Human Rights, Russian and Eurasian Studies
Academic Expertise: Historical Studies
Area of Specialization: Russian and Soviet history
Biography:B.A., M.A., Kiev State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia. Editor, Committee for Television and Broadcasting (USSR). Head, public relations, Kiev State Museum of Western and Eastern Art. Recipient, DuPont Fellowship and Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowship, University of Virginia. Publications include Labor in the Russian Revolution: Factory Committees and Trade Unions, 1917–1918 and articles in Journal of International Studies in Management and Organization, Russian History/Histoire Russe, Journal of Modern History, Dialogue, Annandale, Novoe Russkoe Slovo (New York), Forum (Germany), Rossiiskaia gazeta (Russia), Nevskoe vremia (Russia). At Bard since 1985.
- Research Interests: Russian and Soviet history; intellectual history; epistemology
- Teaching Interests: Russian and Soviet history, ancient and Medieval Russia; Russian and European intellectual history; history of the Russian Revolution and postrevolutionary society, Stalinism; European history, history of East Central Europe; history of the Cold War, history of Soviet foreign relations,
- Other Interests: Constructivism, systems theory, theory of emergence, autopoiesis; cognitive sciences and psychology; philosophy and philosophy of science