- Contributors to This Issue
Omer Bartov is the John P. Birkelund Distinguished Professor of European History and Chair of the History Department at Brown University and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His books include The Eastern Front, 1941–45 (1985); Hitler's Army (1991); Murder in Our Midst (1996); Mirrors of Destruction (2000); Germany's War and the Holocaust (2003); The "Jew" in Cinema (2005); and Erased (2007). He is currently writing on interethnic relations in eastern Galicia.
Sabine Dullin, Associate Professor at Université de Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne and a junior member of the Institut Universitaire de France, has just defended a habilitation on "History of Russia, History of International Relations as Entangled Histories in the Twentieth Century" (2010). She is the author of Men of Influence: Stalin's Diplomats in Europe, 1930–1939 (2008) and the editor, with Sophie Cœuré, of Frontières du communisme: Mythologies et réalités de la division de l'Europe, de la révolution d'Octobre au mur de Berlin (Frontiers of Communism: Mythologies and Realities in the Division of Europe from the October Revolution to the Berlin Wall ). Her current project, The Soviet Union at the Border (1920–1940): Politics, Imagination, and Everyday Life in a New State, has been submitted for publication.
David C. Engerman is Professor of History at Brandeis University. His first two books analyzed American ideas about Russia/USSR—including, most recently, Know Your Enemy: The Rise and Fall of America's Soviet Experts (2009). The present article is related to his new project, tentatively titled "The Global Politics of the Modern: India and the Three Worlds of the Cold War," which examines Soviet and American aid to India from the 1950s through the 1970s. [End Page 270]
Sir Ian Kershaw is an Honorary Fellow of Merton College, Oxford. He was awarded the Bundesverdienstkreuz (Federal Cross of Merit) by Germany in 1994 and knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2002 for services to history. He taught at the universities of Manchester, Nottingham, and Sheffield (where until his retirement in 2008 he was Professor of Modern History). He has published extensively, especially on Hitler and Nazi Germany, including Hitler (2 vols., 1998, 2000; abridged 1 vol., 2008); The Hitler Myth (1987); The Nazi Dictatorship (4th ed., 2000); Fateful Choices: Ten Decisions That Changed the World (2007); and Hitler, the Jews, and the Final Solution (2009). His books have been translated into more than twenty languages. His forthcoming book, The End: The Defiance and Destruction of Hitler's Germany, 1944–45, will be published in 2011. He has acted as historical adviser to several television series in Britain and in Germany, including The Nazis: A Warning from History, and Auschwitz.
Yanni Kotsonis is a historian of Russia and Europe at New York University. He is completing a book on the political economy of taxation in the late empire and early USSR in a European context, with an emphasis on ideology and politics. He uses the topic of taxation as a way to trace a movement from premodern rule to modern government in Russia and elsewhere.
Molly Molloy is Slavic Reference Librarian at Green Library, Stanford University. She has previously compiled bibliographies of Professors Nicholas Riasanovsky, Simon Karlinsky, and Hugh McLean. She is currently working on the history of West Coast Slavic bibliographers and their collections.
Susan K. Morrissey teaches Russian history at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London. The author of Suicide and the Body Politic in Imperial Russia (2006) and Heralds of Revolution: Russian Students and the Mythologies of Radicalism (1998), she is currently writing a book on political violence in late imperial Russia.
Alfred J. Rieber is University Research Professor at the Central European University in Budapest and Professor emeritus at the University of Pennsylvania. His most recent works on the Soviet period are "Stalin as Georgian: The Formative Years" and "Stalin as Foreign Policy Maker: [End Page 271] Avoiding War, 1927–1953," both in Stalin: A New History, ed. Sarah Davies and James Harris (2005); "How Persistent Are Persistent Factors?" in Russian Foreign Policy in the 21st Century and the Shadow of the...