Rochelle Ruthchild

Rochelle
Goldberg
Ruthchild

Research Scholar, Women's Studies Research Center, Brandeis University

Center Associate
Expertise
Jewish women activists in the Russian Empire;
feminism in Russia and the Soviet Union;
Pussy Riot;
lesbians and gays in Russia.
Current Project
"A Patriot for Women: Anna Kal'manovich and the Issues of Gender and National Identity for Jewish Women in Russia"
Foreign Language

Education

Ph.D.
, Russian history
, University of Rochester
Selected Publications

"'Going to the ballot box is a moral duty for every woman': The Great War and Women's Rights in Russia," in Russia's Home Front in War & Revolution, 1914-22, Book 2: The Experience of War and Revolution, ed. Adele Lindenmeyr, Christopher Read, and Peter Waldron. (Slavinica, Forthcoming).

"From West to East: International Women's Day, the First Decade," Aspasia, vol. 6 (2012): 1-24.

"Esther Frumkin: Bringing the Revolution to the Jewish Street," in Jewish Intellectual Women in Central Europe 1860-2000: Twelve Biographical Essays, ed. Judith Szapor, Andrea Pet_, Maura Hametz, and Marina Calloni, (Edwin Mellen Press, 2012), 173-204.

Equality and Revolution: Women's Rights in the Russian Empire, 1905-1917 (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2010).

"Women's Suffrage and Revolution in the Russian Empire, 1905-1917," in Karen Offen, ed., Globalizing Feminisms, 1789-1945. New York: Routledge, 2010, 257-274.

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Telephone
617-738-9524