Professor of History, Temple University (promoted in July 2009). Teach courses on imperial Russian and Soviet history, Stalinism and de-Stalinization, East Central Europe in the 19th-20th centuries, and cold war history; advise graduate theses. Director, Advanced Training Program for Russia, funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York (2007-10). Organize summer/winter training workshops with interdisciplinary scope in the social sciences and humanities for junior faculty members from regional universities of Russia; recruit American and Russian senior scholars to teach at workshops. Adviser and Consultant, The Dmitry S. Likhachev Foundation, a non-government organization in St. Petersburg promoting Russian culture, sponsoring the humanities, and advocating humanitarian democratic values. EDUCATION Ph.D. in History, Institute for U.S. and Canada Studies, Academy of Sciences (Moscow), 1985. Dissertation, “The Evolution of the Democratic Party and its Executive Elites Before and During the Carter Presidency, 1969-1981.” Diploma and M.A. in History, Moscow State University, 1980. Thesis, “The Fair Deal of Harry S. Truman, 1946-1949.” His most relvant publications are: Zhivago’s Children: The Last Russian Intelligentsia. (Harvard University Press, May 2009), 453 pp. A Failed Empire: The Soviet Union in the Cold War from Stalin to Gorbachev.Chapel Hill: the University of North Carolina Press, 2007, 467 pp. Anti-Americanism in Russia: From Stalin to Putin (with Eric Shiraev), New York: Palgrave Press, 2000, 182 pp. 2 Inside the Kremlin's Cold War. From Stalin to Khrushchev (with Constantin Pleshakov), Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1996, xv + 346 pp. Winner of the Lionel Gelber Prize for best non-fiction book in English that seeks to deepen public debate on significant global issues 1996. Published in translation in Germany, Poland, and the People’s Republic of China.