Selected Publications
  • The Affirmative Action Empire: Nations and Nationalism in the Soviet Union, 1923-1939
    Cornell UP (2001)
  • A State of Nations: Empire and Nation-Building in the Age of Lenin and Stalin
    with Ronald Grigor Suny, Oxford UP (2001)
  • "Interpreting the New Archival Signals: Nationalities Policy and the Nature of the Soviet Bureaucracy"
    in Cahiers du monde russe
  • "Modernization or Neo-Traditionalism: Ascribed Nationality and Stalinist Primordialism"
    in Stalinism: New Approaches
    Sheila Fitzpatrick (ed.) (1999)
  • "The Origins of Soviet Ethnic Cleansing"
    in The Journal of Modern History
Terry Martin

Position: George F. Baker III Professor of Russian Studies

Field: Russia

Specialty: Russia/Soviet Union and Central Europe; Soviet history-nationalism; Politics; Sociology; Surveillance; Islam

Full Year 2013-2014:
- History 2275hf: Subjectivities and Identities in Russia and Eurasia: Seminar

Fall 2013:
- History 81281: The End of Communism

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