Wilson Center Experts
Bittner is Professor of History at Sonoma State University in California. He received his BA from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and his PhD from the University of Chicago.
The project will use the Soviet wine industry and viticulture as a means to examine both Soviet and Russian understanding of itself relative to Europe.
"A Negentropic Society?" forthcoming in Kritika in Spring 2013
The Many Lives of the Khrushchev's Thaw (Cornell, 2008)
The Kremlin's Scholar (Yale, 2007)