- Contributors to This Issue
Ekaterina Boltunova is Professor at the National Research University—Higher School of Economics (Moscow) and Head of the International Laboratory "Russia's Regions in Historical Perspective." Her research interests include the regional history of Central Russia and the western borderlands, political topography and the semiotics of power, the imperial discourse of war, and historical memory. She is the author of, among other works, Gvardiia Petra Velikogo kak voennaia korporatsiia (Peter the Great's Guards as a Military Corporation ); and "The Russian Officer Corps and Military Efficiency, 1800–1914," Kritika 16, 2 (2015): 413–22. Her current book project is "The Last King of Poland: Nicholas I's Warsaw Coronation (1829) and Russian-Polish Historical Memory."
Alexander Filyushkin, Doctor of Historical Sciences, heads the Department of Slavic and Balkan Studies at St. Petersburg State University. He is the author of ten monographs about Muscovite history, including Ivan the Terrible: A Military History (2008).
Oleg V. Khlevniuk, Professor and Chief Research Fellow at the National Research University—Higher School of Economics (Moscow) International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences. He is the author of, among other works, Stalin: New Biography of a Dictator (2015); and co-author, with Yoram Gorlizki, of Substate Dictatorship: Networks, Loyalty, and Institutional Change in the Soviet Union (2020).
Matthew E. Lenoe is Associate Professor of History at the University of Rochester. His second book, The Kirov Murder and Soviet History, appeared in 2010. He is currently working on a manuscript tentatively titled Emotions, Experience, and Apocalypse: Red Army Soldiers, 1941–1942.
Erina T. Megowan, Visiting Assistant Professor of European History at the College of the Holy Cross, is working on a book manuscript examining the role of the Soviet creative intelligentsia and Soviet cultural institutions in waging and sustaining the burden of total war.
Yuki Murata is a doctoral candidate in the Historisch-Kulturwissenschaftliche Fakultät at Universität Wien. He has published several articles in Japanese on the activities of Ukrainian nationalist organizations during World War I, political thoughts about federalism in early 20th-century Ukraine, and national personal autonomy in the Ukrainian People's Republic.
Daniel Peris is Senior Vice President at Federated-Hermes, Inc., in Pittsburgh and the author of Storming the Heavens: The Soviet League of the Militant Godless (1998), several articles on the Soviet antireligious effort, and three books on investing.