Soviet Union Experts
Associate Professor, Central European University, History Department
Senior Lecturer, Department of Law, Russian Academy of Justice, Central Branch, Voronezh
Masaryk Institute and Archives of the Czech Republic
Vitezslav Sommer received his PhD from Charles University, Prague in 2011. His dissertation explored the origins of communist party historiography in Czechoslovakia and its development in the Stalinist, post-Stalinist and reform communist period (1950–1970). He is at present a post-doctoral researcher at the Sciences Po in Paris (ERC project ‘A political history of the future: kno...
Associate Professor, Department of History, DePaul University
Professor of History at Temple University
EducationPh.D., Institute for the U.S. and Canada Studies of the Academy of Sciences in MoscowExperienceProfessor of Soviet politics and international relations at Amherst College, Ohio University, Stanford University, and the University of Michigan; Visiting Fellow at the Norwegian Nobel Institute; Visiting Scholar at the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies at the Woodrow Wilson Center;...