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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. He is also author of a forthcoming book on the Memorial movement and the legacy of Stalinist repression in Russia’s Komi Republic, Remembering the Gulag: A History of Memory in Russia’s Far North (Indiana University Press, December 2023).