Krista Goff is an assistant professor of Russia and the Soviet Union at the University of Miami, and specializes in the study of nationalism, citizenship, empire, ethnic conflict, oral history, and the North and South Caucasus. Dr. Goff is the co-editor of Empire and Belonging in the Eurasian Borderlands (Cornell University Press, 2019) and the author of Nested Nationalism: Making and Unmaking Nations in the Soviet Caucasus (Cornell University Press, 2021).Dr. Goff has held postdoctoral and research fellowships at the Kluge Center of the Library of Congress, the Kennan Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University. Her research has been supported by the Social Science Research Council, Doris G. Quinn Foundation, a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship, American Councils, the University of Michigan, the University of Miami, and others. She received her PhD from the University of Michigan, A.M. from Brown University, B.A. with honors from Macalester College, and studied at universities in St. Petersburg, Irkutsk, and Baku.