Wilson Center Experts

Lisa Kirschenbaum

Kennan Institute Title VIII-Supported Short-Term Research Scholar
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
Affiliation:
Associate Professor, Department of History, West Chester University, West Chester, PA.
Wilson Center Project(s):
"The Comintern and the Making of International Revolutionaries.""American Communists in the Soviet Union.""Public and Personal identities in the Great Patriotic War""St. Petersburg and the Siege of Leningrad"
Term:
Aug 06, 2012
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Aug 10, 2012
Previous Terms at the Wilson Center:
Kennan Institute Title VIII-Supported Short-Term Grant. Associate Professor, Department of History, West Chester University, West Chester, PA. "The Comintern and the Making of International Revolutionaries." Jul 06, 2010 - Jul 23, 2010. Title VIII-Supported Short-Term Grant, Kennan Institute. Associate Professor, Department of History, West Chester University. "St. Petersburg and the Siege of Leningrad." May 01, 2003 - Jun 01, 2003. Title VIII-Supported Short-Term Grant, Kennan Institute. Assistant Professor, Department of History, West Chester University. “Public and Personal identities in the Great Patriotic War.” May 10, 1998 - May 23, 1998. Project Summary: “The relationship between public and personal identities in popular accounts of wartime heroism and sacrifice. What was the supposed or hoped for effect of World War II on reshaping, revealing, or redeploying not only Soviet identity, but also behaviors, values, and identities of a more intimate, local sort--the meanings of gender and family, of ethnic ties, or age, of work, or hometown?”