Nikolay Koposov is a Visiting Scholar at Emory University. Previously, he worked at Georgia Institute of Technology, Johns Hopkins University, Helsinki University, École des hautes études en sciences sociales and other schools. In 1998-2009, he was Founding Dean of Smolny College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, a joint venture of Saint-Petersburg State University and Bard College. His academic interests include modern European intellectual history, historiography, and historical memory. He has authored six books including De l’imagination historique (Éditions de l’EHESS, 2009), Pamyat’ strogogo rezhima: Istoriya i politika v Rossii [Strict-Security Memory: History and Politics in Russia] (Moscow: Novoye Literaturnoye Obozrenie, 2011), and Memory Laws, Memory Wars: The Politics of the Past in Europe and Russia (Cambridge University Press, 2017) and edited four collective volumes and translations.