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Contributors to This Issue
Sally A. Boniece, Associate Professor of History and Co-Coordinator of International Studies at Frostburg State University in Maryland, is completing a biography of Mariia Spiridonova.
Chester S. L. Dunning is Professor of History at Texas A&M University. He is the author of Russia's First Civil War: The Time of Troubles and the Founding of the Romanov Dynasty (2001) and numerous articles focusing on early modern Russia.He is currently the principal investigator for an NEH book project, The Uncensored Boris Godunov: An Annotated Edition of Alexander Pushkin's Original Comedy,by Chester Dunning with Caryl Emerson, Sergei Fomichev, Lidiia Lotman, and Antony Wood (forthcoming fall 2004).
Laura Engelstein is Henry S. McNeil Professor of History at Yale University. Her recent publications include Castration and the Heavenly Kingdom: A Russian Folktale (1999) and Self and Story in Russian History, co-edited with Stephanie Sandler (2000).
Michael Geyer, Professor of History at the University of Chicago, has published extensively in the history of Germany and Europe, military history, and the history of globalization. On violence in Germany and Europe his publications include "Restorative Elites, German Society and the Nazi Pursuit of War," in Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany: Comparison and Contrast, ed. Richard Bessel (1996); "The Militarization of Europe, 1914-1945," in Militarization of the World, ed. John Gillis (1989); and "German Strategy in the Age of Machine Warfare, 1914-1945," in Makers of Modern Strategy, 2nd ed., ed. Peter Paret (1986).
Peter Holquist is Associate Professor of History at Cornell University and an editor of Kritika. He is author of Making War, Forging Revolution: Russia's Continuum of Crisis, 1914-1921 (2002). He is completing a project, with David Hoffmann, on the Soviet Union as a variant of the interwar European "social state" and has launched a more extended project on war and international law in imperial Russia. [End Page 777]
John Keep was Professor of Russian History at the University of Toronto from 1970 to 1988. He is the author of works on the Russian Revolution, the social history of the imperial army, and post-World War II USSR. He is currently engaged (with A. L. Litvin) on a comparative study of Russian and Western writing on Stalinism.
Eric Lohr is Assistant Professor of History at American University. He is author of Nationalizing the Russian Empire: The Campaign Against Enemy Aliens during World War I (2003) and co-editor, with Marshall Poe, of The Military and Society in Russia, 1450-1917 (2002).
Georg Michels is Associate Professor in the Department of History at the University of California, Riverside. He is author of At War with the Church: Religious Dissent in Seventeenth-Century Russia (1999), and co-author (with Robert Nichols) of Russia's Dissident Old Believers, 1650-1950 (forthcoming, 2004). His articles on the Old Belief and religious dissent have been published in the U.S. and Germany as well as in Russia.
Kenneth Pinnow is Assistant Professor of History at Allegheny College. He has written on the history of Soviet forensic medicine and is currently completing a book on suicide and social science in Russia during the 1920s.
Paul Werth is Associate Professor of History at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He recently published At the Margins of Orthodoxy: Mission, Governance, and Confessional Politics in Russia's Volga-Kama Region, 1827-1905 (2002) and is currently working on a study of religious toleration in the Russian empire from the early 18th century to the outbreak of World War I.