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  • Contributors to This Issue

Golfo Alexopoulos is Associate Professor of Russian/Soviet History at the University of South Florida in Tampa and the author of Stalin’s Outcasts: Aliens, Citizens, and the Soviet State, 1926–1936 (2003). Her research on Stalin’s forced labor camp system, under contract for publication, has been supported by the Hoover Institution and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Daniel Beer is Senior Lecturer in Modern European History at Royal Holloway College, University of London, and the author of Renovating Russia: The Human Sciences and the Fate of Liberal Modernity, 1880–1930 (2008). His next book, Prison Empire: Siberian Exile under the Tsars, is due to appear in 2016.

Aidan Forth, Assistant Professor of British History at Loyola University in Chicago, is currently completing Barbed Wire Imperialism: Britain’s Empire of Concentration Camps, 1876–1903.

Dan Healey, Professor of Modern Russian History at St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford, is the author of several works on the history of sexuality, gender, and medicine in Russia and the Soviet Union. He is currently at work on a history of medicine in the Stalinist Gulag.

Oleg Khlevniuk is Leading Research Fellow at the International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences, National Research University Higher School of Economics (Russian Federation). He is the author of The History of the GULAG: From Collectivization to the Great Terror (2004); Cold Peace: Stalin and the Soviet Ruling Circle, 1945–1953 (2004), with Yoram Gorlizki; Master of the House: Stalin and His Inner Circle (2008); and Stalin: New Biography of a Dictator (2015).

Emilia Koustova is Associate Professor of Russian Studies and Fellow at GEO (Strasbourg University), and Associate Fellow at CERCEC (EHESS), She has published several articles, most recently “Sovetskii prazdnik 1920-kh godov v poiskakh mass i zrelishch” (Soviet Celebrations in the 1920s in [End Page 727] Search of Masses and Spectacles), forthcoming in Neprikosnovennyi zapas 100, 2 (2015); and “Spetskontingent kak diaspora: Litovskie spetspere-selentsy na peresechenii mnozhestvennykh soobshchestv” (The Special Contingent as a Diaspora: Lithuanian Special Settlers at the Intersection of Multiple Communities), Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie 127, 3 (2014). Her on-going research projects are “Becoming Soviet: Surveillance, Integration, and Sovietization of the Victims of Stalinist Deportations” and “Soviet Military Journalists during World War II.”

Professor Judith Pallot is Official Student (Fellow) of Christ Church (College) and Senior Research Fellow in Russian and East European Studies in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, University of Oxford. Her most recent book (co-authored with Laura Piacentini) is Gender, Geography, and Punishment: Women’s Experiences of Carceral Russia (2012), and she is currently in the final stages of preparing a monograph examining prisoners’ relatives that will be published in 2016.

David R. Shearer, Professor of History at the University of Delaware, specializes in Soviet and Russian history. He is the author of, among other works, Policing Stalin’s Socialism: Social Order and Mass Repression in the Soviet Union, 1924–1953 (2009); and Stalin and the Lubianka: A Documentary History of the Political Police and Security Organs in the Soviet Union, 1922–1953 (2015), with Vladimir Khaustov.

Asif Siddiqi, Professor of History at Fordham University, is completing a book provisionally titled Science, Expertise, and the Stalinist Gulag. His many books on the history of Soviet science include The Red Rockets’ Glare: Spaceflight and the Soviet Imagination, 1857–1957 (2010) and Into the Cosmos: Space Exploration and Soviet Culture (2011), co-edited with James T. Anderson. In addition, he is beginning a project on secrecy in Soviet life. [End Page 728]



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