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Tyler Kirk

Former Title VIII Research Scholar


    July 29, 2019 — August 31, 2020

    Professional affiliation

    Assistant Professor, University of Alaska, Fairbanks

    Wilson Center Projects

    Remembering the GULAG: Community, Identity and Cultural Memory in Russia's Far North, 1987-2018

    Full Biography

    Tyler Kirk is an Assistant Professor of History and the Assistant Director of Arctic and Northern Studies at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. In 2016-17 he was a Fulbright scholar in Syktyvkar, Russia where he conducted research for his doctoral dissertation and current book manuscript: "Remembering the Gulag: Coming to Terms with the Past in Russia’s Far North, 1987-2020."