- Contributors to This Issue
Dietrich Beyrau is Professor Emeritus at the Institut für Osteuropäische Geschichte und Landeskunde, Universität Tübingen. His publications include Formen des Krieges: Von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart (The Forms of War: From Antiquity to the Present ), which he coedited with Michael Hochgeschwender and Dieter Langewiesche; "Die Soldaten der Sofja Fedortschenko" (The Soldiers of Sof´ia Fedorshchenko), in Armiia i obshchestvo v rossiiskoi istorii XVII-XX vv. (Army and Society in Russian History, 17th-20th Centuries), ed. P. P. Shcherbinin et al. (2007); (with Pavel Shcherbinin) "Alles für die Front! Russland im Krieg 1914-1922" (Everything for the Front! Russia at War, 1914-1922"), in Durchhalten! Krieg und Gesellschaft im Vergleich 1914-1918 (Perseverance! War and Society in 1914-1918), ed. Arnd Bauerkämper and Elise Julien (2010), 151-77; and "Dem sowjetischen Brutkasten entwachsen... Sowjetische Hegemonie und sozialistische Staatlichkeit in Ostmitteleuropa" (Leaving the Soviet Incubator: Soviet Hegemony and Socialist Statehood in Eastern Europe), in Sozialistische Staatlichkeit (Socialist Statehood), ed. Jana Osterkamp and Joachim von Puttkamer (2012), published in Russian in Ab Imperio, no. 4 (2011): 203-35.
Victoria Frede, an editor of Kritika, teaches imperial Russian history at the University of California, Berkeley. She is the author of Doubt, Atheism, and the Nineteenth-Century Russian Intelligentsia (2011). Her research spans the 18th and 19th centuries, and she is currently working on friendship in the age of sentimentalism in Russia.
G. M. Hamburg is the Otho M. Behr Professor of History at Claremont McKenna College. Most recently, he has edited, with Randall A. Poole, A History of Russian Philosophy: Faith, Reason, and the Defense of Human Dignity, 1830-1930 (2010). He writes on Russian historians for the Journal of Modern Russian History and Historiography. [End Page 763]
Nathaniel Knight is Associate Professor of History and Department Chair at Seton Hall University. He has published extensively on the history of ethnography and the human sciences in 19th-century Russia.
Elidor Mëhilli is Postdoctoral Fellow at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University, and Visiting Fellow at the Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung (ZZF) in Potsdam, Germany. He recently published "Defying De-Stalinization: Albania's 1956," Journal of Cold War Studies 13, 4 (2011): 4-56. He is working on a book on socialist transnational exchange during the Cold War by examining Albania under Yugoslav, Soviet, Eastern bloc, and Chinese patronage.
Randall A. Poole is Associate Professor of History at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota. He has translated and edited Problems of Idealism: Essays in Russian Social Philosophy (2003) and edited, with G. M. Hamburg, A History of Russian Philosophy, 1830-1930: Faith, Reason, and the Defense of Human Dignity (2010). In addition, he has written numerous articles and book chapters on Russian intellectual history and philosophy. During the spring semester of 2012, he was Visiting Professor of Russian Intellectual History at the University of Toronto.
Paul W. Werth is Professor of History at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and an editor of Kritika. He is working on a study of confessional diversity and religious freedom in the Russian Empire. [End Page 764]