Jeffrey Rossman

Associate Professor
Director, Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

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Office Hours: Mondays, 12:30-2:30PM

Field & Specialties

Modern Europe


Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1997 
A.B., Harvard University, 1989


Chekisty na skam'e podsudimykh: sbornik statei [Soviet Security Police on Trial: A Collection of Essays], ed. Marc Junge, Lynne Viola, and Jeffrey Rossman (Moscow: Probel, 2017)

Worker Resistance under Stalin: Class and Revolution on the Shop Floor (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2005).

"A Workers' Strike in Stalin's Russia: The Vichuga Uprising of April 1932." In Contending with Stalinism, ed. Lynne Viola. (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2002).

"Worker Resistance under Stalin: Class and Gender in the Textile Mills of the Ivanovo Industrial Region, 1928-1932" (Ph.D. diss., University of California, Berkeley, 1997)

"The Teikovo Cotton Workers' Strike of April 1932: Class, Gender and Identity Politics in Stalin's Russia." Russian Review 56, no. 1 (1997): 44-69

"Weaver of Rebellion and Poet of Resistance: Kapiton Klepikov (1880-1933) and Shop-Floor Opposition to Bolshevik Rule." Jahrbücher für Geschichte Osteuropas 44, no. 3 (1996): 374-408

Current Research

Making Terror for Stalin: The Men of the NKVD, 1937-38

Awards & Honors

ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowship, 2013-15

Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Research Grant, 2013-15

Center for International Studies Research Grant, 2013, 2012

College of Arts & Sciences Research Grant, 2013, 2012, 2010, 2009, 2005 

Faculty Summer Research Grant, 2013, 2009, 2006, 2001

Sesquicentennial Fellowship, 2009, 2003

Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad Fellowship, 2002

IREX Individual Advanced Research Opportunities Fellowship, 2002

Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Davis Center for Russian Studies, Harvard Univ., 1998-99

Courses Taught

HIEU 2162, Russia since 1917 (lecture)

HIEU 4502, Stalinism (major seminar)

HIST 3281, Genocide (lecture)

HIST 5621, Genocide (seminar)