George F. Baker III Professor of Russian Studies, Harvard University
Terry Martin is the George F. Baker III Professor of Russian Studies in the History Department at Harvard University. He is the author of The Affirmative Action Empire: Nations and Nationalism in the USSR, 1923–1939 (Cornell UP, 2001) and co-editor (with Ronald Suny) of A State of Nations: Empire and Nation-Making in the Age of Lenin and Stalin (Oxford UP, 2001). In addition to questions of nationality and empire, he has written on religion, political and administrative history, Soviet neo-traditionalism, and the political police, as well as the Nazi-Soviet comparison. He is currently completing a book on the politics and sociology of state information-gathering in the USSR from the revolution through the death of Stalin.
A State of Nations: Empire and Nation-Building in the Age of Lenin and Stalin, co-authored with Ronald Grigor Suny, Oxford: Oxford UP (2001)
The Affirmative Action Empire: Nations and Nationalism in the Soviet Union 1923–1939, Ithaca: Cornell UP (2001)
"Interpreting the New Archival Signals: Nationalities Policy and the Nature of Soviet Bureaucracy," Cahiers du monde russe (1999)