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Past Visiting Scholars

The data below is accurate as of time of residence. 

2017-2018

Wim Coudenys

Home Institution: University of Leuven
Project Title: The Belgian Connection: A.M. Garting and European-Russian Intelligence Collaboration, 1893-1917
Fellowship: Fulbright and Flemish Fund for Scientific Research
Dates in Residence:
August 2017 to November 2017

2016-2017

Anna Khvorostiankina (Visiting Professor)

Home Institution: Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Ukraine
Dates in Residence:
March 2017 to June 2017

Veronika Lapina

Project Title: Queer Nomads: In-Country Mobility of Sexual Becomings in Russia
Fellowship: Wayne Vucinich Fellow
Dates in Residence:
January 2017 to March 2017

Sergiu Musteaţă

Home Institution: Ion Creangă Pedagogical State University, Moldova
Fellowship: Carnegie Research Fellowship Program
Dates in Residence:
September 2016 to January 2017

Nona Shahnazarian

Home Institution: The National Academy of Sciences in Yerevan, Armenia
Project Title: Mutual Accusations of Ethnic Cleansing in the Azeri-Armenian Conflict: Memory Wars and Emerging State Ideologies
Fellowship: Carnegie Research Fellowship Program
Dates in Residence:
December 2016 to May 2017

Ana Siljak

Home Institution: Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario
Project Title: The Art of Life: Religion and Aesthetics in the Russian Silver Age, 1890-1917
Dates in Residence:
September 2016 to June 2017

2015-2016

Tomas Balkelis

Home Institution: Vilnius University, Lithuania
Project Title: Violence, Nationalism and Revolution in the Baltic States, 1918-1920
Fellowship: Baltic-American Freedom Foundation
Dates in Residence:
December 2015 to November 2016

Igor Casu

Home Institution: Moldova State University
Project Title: A Moldavian Holodomor? The Mass Famine in Soviet Moldavia, 1946-1947
Fellowship: Fulbright
Dates in Residence:
January 2016 to July 2016

Gábor Egry

Home Institution: Institute of Political History - Budapest, Hungary
Project Title: Negotiating post-imperial transitions, 1918-1925. A comparative study of local and regional transitions from Austria-Hungary to the successor states
Fellowship: Hungarian National Research Fund
Dates in Residence:
January 2016 to April 2016

Ekaterina V. Klimenko

Home Institution: Saint Petersburg State Institute of Culture
Project Title: “Migrant Integration” in Post-Soviet Russia: Knowledge, Discourse, Policy
Fellowship: CREEES, Wayne Vucinich Fellow, 2016
Dates in Residence:
April 2016 to June 2016

Dariya Orlova

Home Institution: National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Ukraine
Dates in Residence:
April 2016 to June 2016
Course(s) taught: Media, Democratization and Political Transformations in Post-Sovieties

Daniel Orlovsky

Home Institution: Southern Methodist University
Project Title: Russian Revolution Centennial/The Provisional Government: Meaning and Practice of power in 1917
Dates in Residence:
January 2016 to July 2016

Klaus Segbers

Home Institution: Freie Universitaet Berlin
Project Title: The Return of Violence: Challenges for European Security
Dates in Residence:
January 2016 to March 2016

Zilka Spahić-Šiljak

Home Institution: University of Sarajevo
Project Title: Shining Humanity: Life Stories of Women Peacebuilders in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Fellowship: Scholar Rescue Fund
Dates in Residence:
August 2014 to July 2015

Aurimas Švedas

Home Institution: Vilnius University, Lithuania
Project Title: Red Knights: The KGB between Myth and Reality
Fellowship: Fulbright
Dates in Residence:
January 2016 to June 2016

2014-2015

Krassimira Daskalova

Home Institution: Sofia University
Project Title: A Woman Politician in the Cold War Balkans: From Biography to History
Fellowship: Fulbright
Dates in Residence:
June 2014 to October 2014

Andrew Herscher

Home Institution: University of Michigan
Project Title: Freedom in the Abstract: The Socialist Monument in and after Yugoslavia
Fellowship: LSA Humanities Award Fellow
Dates in Residence:
October 2014 to December 2014

Svitlana Khutka

Home Institution: National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Ukraine
Project Title: Civic Political Apathy/Involvement, Governance and Values in Transition Countries
Fellowship: Fulbright
Dates in Residence:
February 2014 to October 2015

Ian Lanzillotti

Home Institution: The Ohio State University
Project Title: Land, Community and the State in the North Caucasus: Kabardino-Balkaria, 1763-1991
Fellowship: Fulbright-Hays
Dates in Residence: May 2015

Sreten Ugričić

Home Institution: National Library of Serbia
Project Title: Meady-rade: Examples, Arguments, Definitions, Distinctions
Fellowship: Scholar Rescue Fund
Dates in Residence:
July 2013 to July 2015

Alma Vardari-Kesler

Home Institution: Tel-Aviv University
Project Title: Statehood without Sovereignty: Risky Negotiations in Post-independence Kosovo
Fellowship: Fulbright
Dates in Residence:
August 2014 to July 2015

2013-2014

Philipp Casula

Home Institution: University of Zurich
Project Title: Two Tales of War? Imagery of Afghanistan and Chechnya in Soviet and Russian Media
Fellowship: Swiss National Science Foundation
Dates in Residence:
March 2014 to June 2014

Alicja Curanović

Home Institution: University of Warsaw
Project Title: Dangerous Liaisons? Religion in Contemporary Russian Politics
Fellowship: Kosciuszko Foundation
Dates in Residence:
September 2013 to December 2013

Fabio De Leonardis

Project Title: "Halk, Watan, Turkmenbashy!" Explaining Niyazov's Personality Cult in Turkmenistan: A Comparative Perspective
Fellowship: CREEES, Wayne Vucinich Fellow
Dates in Residence:
March 2014 to June 2014

Anna Dolidze

Home Institution: Western University, Canada
Dates in Residence: July 2013

José M. Faraldo

Home Institution: Complutense University
Project Title: History of Communist Secret Police in Eastern Europe
Fellowship: Del Amo Foundation
Dates in Residence: June 2014

Stefan Guth

Project Title: "A City of New Beginnings..." Staging Atomic-Powered Communism on the Southern Soviet Periphery
Fellowship: National Science Foundation
Dates in Residence:
April 2013 to March 2014

Jörn Happel

Home Institution: University of Basel
Project Title: German diplomat Gustav Hilder (1886-1965)
Fellowship: Swiss National Science Foundation
Dates in Residence:
May 2014 to June 2014

Magnus Ilmjärv

Home Institution: University of Tallinn
Project Title: History of Baltic States, 1922-1940
Fellowship: Fulbright
Dates in Residence:
January 2014 to May 2014

Jeronim Perovic

Home Institution: University of Zurich
Project Title: Russia in Global Energy History
Dates in Residence: July 2013

2012-2013

Tamara Martsenyuk

Home Institution: National University of "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy"
Project Title: Women's Top-Level Political Participation in Ukraine: Challenges and Opportunities
Fellowship: Chopivsky Fellow
Dates in Residence:
April 2012 to June 2012

Xu Wenhong

Home Institution: Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Project Title: Russian Capital Movement in the post-Soviet Space
Fellowship: China Scholarship Council
Dates in Residence:
September 2012 to November 2012