Soviet Union Experts

Associate Professor of History, Dickinson College
Associate Professor of History, Central European University
Marsha Siefert is a cultural and communication historian. One area of her research addresses how developments in communications technology have influenced the way in which cultural content has been organized, transmitted, packaged, and interpreted.  Recent publications include an analysis of twentieth-century European audiovisual policy and American culture (2007) and a history of telegraph c...
Associate Professor, Central European University, History Department
Senior Lecturer, Department of Law, Russian Academy of Justice, Central Branch, Voronezh
Masaryk Institute and Archives of the Czech Republic
Vitezslav Sommer received his PhD from Charles University, Prague in 2011. His dissertation explored the origins of communist party historiography in Czechoslovakia and its development in the Stalinist, post-Stalinist and reform communist period (1950–1970). He is at present a post-doctoral researcher at the Sciences Po in Paris (ERC project ‘A political history of the future: kno...
Associate Professor, Department of History, DePaul University
Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University
Gleb Tsipursky is an Assistant Professor at The Ohio State University, History Department, Newark Campus. His research focuses on the Soviet Union, and he writes about modernity, youth, popular culture, consumption, emotions, the Cold War, globalization, social control, policing, and violence. He published in the United States, France, Germany, Canada, England, and Russia, including a brief monogr...
Professor of International History, London School of Economics
Vladislav M. Zubok, Professor of International History at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Specialist in Cold War and Soviet-Russian history, director of Russia global affairs programme at the LSE IDEAS, and head of Europe-Russia-Ukraine group in the LSE-Hertie School Dahrendorf Project. The list of publications include Inside the Kremlin’s Cold War: From Stalin to Khrus...