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Markian Dobczansky is Associate Director of the European Union Center. He teaches classes in European Studies and serves as Director of Graduate Studies for the MAEUS program. Prior to joining the University of Illinois, he was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Toronto and Columbia University. He received a Ph.D. in Russian/Soviet history from Stanford University with a dissertation on the politics of culture in twentieth-century Kharkiv. His research interests include the history of the Soviet Union, Ukraine, and Russia, the politics of culture, urban history, and the Cold War. He has also worked in an administrative capacity at the Central Eurasian Studies Society, the Shevchenko Scientific Society in the U.S., and the Kennan Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Dr. Dobczansky is currently an Associate at the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute. He speaks Ukrainian, Russian, and German, and has studied Qazaq and Armenian.
- Ph.D. Russian/Soviet History, Stanford University
- M.A. Russian/Soviet History, Stanford University
- B.A. European History and German Studies, University of Pennsylvania
Additional Campus Affiliations
Director of Graduate Studies, MAEUS Program, European Union Center
Affiliate, Russian, East European and Eurasian Center