Lauren Kaminsky

Lauren
Kaminsky

Director of Studies, Committee on Degrees in History & Literature; Lecturer, History & Literature

Faculty Associate

Dr. Kaminsky teaches in the Modern Europe field in History & Literature, with a focus on Russia and Eastern Europe.

Kaminsky received her Ph.D. in History from New York University and a B.A. in English and History from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research has been funded by Fulbright-Hays, the Social Science Research Council, the National Security Education Program, and New York University.

Expertise
Legal history
gender and sexuality studies
marriage
divorce
and child support
Current Project
"Blood is What Counts: Undoing Marriage in the Soviet Union"
Foreign Language

Education

Ph.D.
, History
, New York University
Selected Publications

“Utopian Visions of Family Life in the Stalin-Era Soviet Union,” Central European History, 44 (2011), 63-91.

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Telephone
617-495-1901