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Donald Filtzer

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Professional affiliation

University of East London

Full Biography

Donald Filtzer is Professor Emeritus of Russian History at the University of East London in the UK.  He received his Ph.D. from the University of Glasgow in 1976.  He has authored a series of monographs on Soviet workers during the Stalin, Khrushchev, and Gorbachev periods, including Soviet Workers and Late Stalinism: Labour and the Restoration of the Stalinist System After World War Two (Cambridge University Press, 2002) and The Hazards of Urban Life in Late Stalinist Russia: Health, Hygiene, and Living Standards, 1943-1953 (Cambridge University Press, 2010), both of which have appeared in Russian editions (Rosspen, 2010 and 2018 respectively).