Vladislav Zubok

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Vladislav Zubok (Владислав Мартинович Зубок; born 16 April 1958) is professor of international history at the London School of Economics and a Head of the Russia International Affairs Programme at LSE IDEAS. Zubok is a specialist in the history of the Cold War and 20th century Russia, who wrote such books as A Failed Empire: the Soviet Union in the Cold War from Stalin to Gorbachev (2007) and Zhivago’s Children: the Last Russian Intelligentsia (2009).

He was born and educated in Moscow. He received his undergraduate degree at Moscow State University in 1980, and his PhD at the Institute for the USA and Canada in 1985.

Zubok became a fellow at the National Security Archive, a non-government organization at the George Washington University from 1994 till 2001. He has been a visiting professor at Amherst College, Ohio University, Stanford University, and the University of Michigan, and in 2004 he became a tenured professor at Temple University.

He also was a director of Russia and East Block Archival Documents Database Project of the National Security Archive, George Washington University and Cold War International History Project, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington D.C., funded by Smith Richardson Foundation, where he created an English language catalogue of newly available documentation from 1996 till 2001.

Zubok is a senior fellow of The Hertog Program in Grand Strategy at the Foreign Policy Research Institute.

For his books he received the Lionel Gelber Prize and the Marshall Shulman Prize of the American Association for Advancement of Slavic Studies.

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