- First Name
- Last Name
- United States
- Hamilton College
- Website URL
- Soviet Union, Central Asia, Russia, Uzbekistan
- Media Contact
- Additional Contact Information
- I can provide historical background to current events.
- About Me
My research concerns Soviet Central Asia, and I teach extensively on the Soviet Union and Russian Empire as multi-national states. I am currently completing a textbook on the long, intertwined history of Russians and Central Asians.
- Recent Publications
Russia and Central Asia: Coexistence, Conquest, Convergence University of Toronto Press, 2019.
“The Puzzle of Manual Harvest in Uzbekistan: Economics, Status and Labour in the Khrushchev Era,” Central Asian Survey Vol. 34, No. 3(2015): 296–309.
“Story, Time and Dependent Nationhood in the Uzbek History Curriculum,” Slavic Review Vol. 66, No. 2(Summer 2007): 257–277.
To Moscow, Not Mecca: The Soviet Campaign Against Islam in Central Asia, 1917–1941. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2001.
- Media Coverage
- Country Focus
- Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Russia
- Expertise by Geography
- Asia, Russia
- Expertise by Chronology
- Expertise by Topic
- Economic History, Religion, Women