Wilson Center Experts

John Ehrhardt

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Ph.D. Candidate, Southern Illinois University
Wilson Center Project(s):
The Work of Enlightened People: Identity, Imagination, and the Politics of Culture and Russian Alaska, 1741 - 1867

Project Summary

examination of how identity and perception of the foreigner shaped the cultural exchange between Russians and native Alaskans cultural dynamics of Russian Alaska and the profound impact of the meeting between Russians and antive Alaskan tribes Alaska; cultural exchange; emigration