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