- Contributors to This Issue
Brian James Baer is Assistant Professor of Russian Literature and Translation Studies at Kent State University. His current work explores the politics of romance in historical drama.
Michael David-Fox is Associate Professor at the University of Maryland. He is author of Revolution of the Mind: Higher Learning Among the Bolsheviks, 1918–1929, co-editor of Academia in Upheaval: The Origins, Transfers, and Transformations of the Communist Academic Regime in Russia and East-Central Europe (forthcoming) and editor of Amerikanskaia rusistika. Imp eratorskii period (forthcoming).
Peter Fritzsche is Professor of History at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. His is author of Reading Berlin 1900; A Nation of Fliers: German Aviation and the Popular Imagination; and, most recently, Germans into Nazis.
Jochen Hellbeck is a Visiting Assistant Professor of History at the University of Michigan and a Fellow at the Michigan Society of Fellows. He is currently completing a monograph on diaries, subjectivities, and self-realization in the Stalin era. He is editor of The Diaries of Stepan Podlubnyi (forthcoming).
Richard Hellie, Professor of Russian History and Civilization and Director of the Center for Eastern European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies at the University of Chicago, is author of Enserfment and Military Change in Muscovy, Slavery in Russia 1450–1725, and The Economy and Material Culture of Russia 1600–1725, as well as translator of The Law Code (Ulozhenie) of 1649. Currently he is writing a book called The Structure of Modern Russian History.
Anna Krylova is a Ph.D. candidate at The Johns Hopkins University. Her dissertation is entitled “The New Soviet Person: Identity and Trauma in War and Peace, 1936–1946.” She is author of “In Their Own Words? Soviet Women Writers and the Search for Self,” in A History of Women’s Writing in Russia (edited by Adele Barker and Jahanne Gheith, forthcoming). [End Page 241]
Daniel Peris is a Securities Analyst at Argus Research Corporation in New York City. He is author of Storming the Heavens: The Soviet League of the Militant Godless.
David Saunders is the author of The Ukrainian Impact on Russian Culture 1750–1850 and Russia in the Age of Reaction and Reform 1801–1881. His 1999 essay in Reinterpreting Russia (edited by Geoffrey Hosking and Robert Service) signifies a more recent interest in the social as well as the cultural and political history of the later Russian Empire.
Donald M. G. Sutherland is Professor of History at the University of Maryland. He has written extensively about resistance to the Revolution in France, particularly in the west and in Provence. Among his publications are The Chouans: The Social Origins of Counter-Revolution in the West of France, 1780–1795. His current research is on murder gangs around Marseilles.
Lynne Viola is Professor of History at the University of Toronto. Her most recent works include Peasant Rebels Under Stalin: Collectivization and the Culture of Resistance, Riazanskaia derevnia v 1929–1930 gg. Khronika golovokruzheniia. Dokumenty i materialy (with T. McDonald, S. Zhuravelev and A. Mel′nik), and Kollektivizatsiia i krest′ianskoe sop rotivlenie na Ukraine/Kolektivizatsiia i selians′kii opir na Ukraini (with V. Vasil′ev).
Paul Werth received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1996 and is currently Assistant Professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He is completing a study of missionary practice and imperial governance in the Volga-Kama region in the nineteenth century, and is also investigating the problem of religious toleration in Russia from the 1760s until the early twentieth century. [End Page 242]