Sheila Fitzpatrick has retired and no longer directs BA theses or accepts new graduate students.
Soviet social, political, and cultural history; social identity; social mobility; the international Left; Australian history
On Research Leave, Autumn 2017 & Winter 2018
Russia and the Soviet Union; modern Europe; cultural history, especially exchange and translation; the Cold War; aesthetic reception; everyday life
Modern Russia; Ukrainian history; modern Europe; urban history; nationalism; borderlands; empires and imperialism; history of political ideas and cultures; migration and mobility; digital history and cartography
Ronald Suny has retired and no longer directs BA theses or accepts new graduate students at the University of Chicago.
Russian empire and imperialism, historiography and methodology of studying social and cultural history
On Research Leave, 2017–2018
Modern Europe; Central and Eastern Europe; Habsburg Monarchy and Successor States; transnational and comparative history; international history; gender, childhood and the family; nationalism; migration and displacement; humanitarianism and human rights