Serhii Plokhii

Serhii
Plokhii

Mykhailo S. Hrushevs'kyi Professor of Ukrainian History / Director of the Ukrainian Research Institute, Harvard University

Executive Committee,
Faculty Associate
Expertise
Cultural and intellectual history of Eastern Europe, with special emphasis on the history of Ukraine, Russia, and Belarus;
the formation of national identities;
the role of religion in the justification of revolt and violence in multiethnic and multicultural societies;
the role of historical narratives in the unmaking of imperial loyalties and identities.

Education

Ph.D.
, History
, Kiev University
Selected Publications

Yalta: The Price of Peace (Viking, 2010).

Ukraine and Russia: Representations of the Past (University of Toronto Press, 2008).

The Origins of the Slavic Nations: Premodern Identities in Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus (Cambridge UP, 2006).

The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union (Basic Books, 2014).

Region
Specialization
Telephone
617-496-5990