Cynthia Hooper


Associate Professor, College of the Holy Cross

Center Associate
Current Project
Terror From Within: Policing Those in Power, Under Stalin and Beyond
Foreign Language


, History
, Princeton University
Selected Publications

"Trust in Terror? The Search for a Foolproof Science of Soviet Personnel,"Slavonic and East European Review 91:1 (January 2013): 26-56.

"Bosses in Captivity? On The Limitations of GULAG Memoir," Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History 14:1 (Winter 2013): 117-142.

"What Can and Cannot Be Said: Between the Stalinist Past and New Soviet Future," Slavonic and East European Review (Special Edition/ Khrushchev Era) 86:2 (April 2008): 306-327.

"A Darker 'Big Deal': Making Peace with Communist Corruption in the Postwar Era," Chapter in Late Stalinist Russia: Society Between Reconstruction and Reinvention, Juliane Fuerst, ed. (London and New York: Routledge, 2006).

"Terror of Intimacy: Family Politics in the 1930s Soviet Union," Chapter in Everyday Life in Early Soviet Russia: Taking the Revolution Inside, Christina Kiaer and Eric Naiman, eds. (Bloomington: University of Indiana Press, 2005).