Yuri Slezkine


Jane K. Sather Professor of History


MA, University of Moscow

PhD, University of Texas, Austin

Research Interests

Late Modern Europe: Russia

Representative Publications

The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017)

The Jewish Century (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2004).

In the Shadow of Revolution: Life Stories of Russian Women from 1917 to the Second World War, edited by Sheila Fitzpatrick and Yuri Slezkine (Princeton: Princeton UP, 2000).

Arctic Mirrors: Russia and the Small Peoples of the North (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1994).

"The USSR as a Communal Apartment, or How a Socialist State Promoted Ethnic Particularism," Slavic Review 53, no. 2
(Summer 1994): 414-452.

Between Heaven and Hell: The Myth of Siberia in Russian Culture, ed. by Galya Diment and Yuri Slezkine (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1993).