Supported Research and Researchers

The NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia proudly supports a variety of funding opportunities and residency programs to students and scholars completing research projects related to Russian studies. Please find below a list of our supported researchers by funding year.

 

2017-2018

PhD Student Research Support
  • Joseph Livesey (New York University)
  • Sarah Riccardi-Swartz (New York University)
  • Denis Stukal (New York University)
    • Stukal, Denis, Sergey Sanovich, Richard Bonneau, and Joshua A. Tucker. (2017). “Detecting Political Bots on Russian Twitter.” Big Data Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 310 – 324 (http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1089/big.2017.0038)
    • Rozenas, Arturas, and Denis Stukal. (2018). “How Autocrats Manipulate Economic News: Evidence from Russia’s State-Controlled Television.” Under review. URL: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3023254
    • Stukal, Denis, Sergey Sanovich, Richard Bonneau, and Joshua A. Tucker. (2017). “For Whom the Bot Tolls: A Neural Networks Approach to Measuring Political Orientation of Twitter Bots in Russia.” Manuscript
Short-Term Fellows
Visiting Scholars
  • Feruza Aripova (Harvard University)
  • Misha Avrekh (Independent Scholar)
  • Alexander Nakhimovsky (Colgate University)
  • Thomas Nemeth (Independent Scholar)
  • Brigid O’Keeffe (Brooklyn College)
  • Yelizaveta Raykhlina (Georgetown University)
  • Maria Vinogradova (New York University)
    • “A Gift to Mother (1963): ‘The Most Universally Appealing Kind of Film That Any Amateur Can Hope to Make’.” A Global History of Amateur Film Cultures (working title), edited by Masha Salazkina and Enrique Fibla. Indiana University Press, date of publication TBA.
    • “Soviet Industrial Film Across Categories: Negotiating Between Utility, Art and Science.” Films That Work: The Circulations of Industrial Cinema (preliminary title), edited by Vinzenz Hediger, Florian Hoof and Yvonne Zimmermann. Amsterdam University Press, date of publication TBA.
    • “Orchestrating the Visual and Aural Experience: Two Soviet Amateur Films from the 1970s and 80s,” film screening curated for Historias (estéticas y políticas) del cine anónimo, Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola, San Sebastián, Spain, October 26-28, 2017.
    • “Leningrad Amateur Accordion Ensemble tour Scandinavia in Creativity Is Creativity,” Orphan Film Symposium 11: Love, Museum of the Moving Image, New York, April 11 – 14, 2018. Introduction and screening of the recently digitized Soviet amateur film Creativity Is Creativity (Tvorchestvo est’ tvorrchestvo, 1973).
  • Anna Whittington (University of Michigan)
  • Milya Zakirova (Independent Scholar)

 

2016-2017

PhD Student Language & Fieldwork Support
PhD Student Research Support
Short-Term Fellows
Visiting Scholars

 

2015-2016

PhD Student Language & Fieldwork Support
PhD Student Research Support
  • Ivan Kostin (New York University)
Short-Term Fellows
  • Tatiana Artemyeva (Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia)
  • Edward Cohn (Grinnell College)
  • Evgeny Dobrenko (The University of Sheffield)
  • Evgeny Finkel (Johns Hopkins University)
    • Finkel, Evgeny. Ordinary Jews: Choice and Survival during the Holocaust. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017
    • Dower, Paul, Evgeny Finkel, Scott Gehlbach, and Steven Nafziger. 2018.“Collective Action and Representation in Autocracies: Evidence from Russia’s Great Reforms.”American Political Science Review.112(1), pp. 125-147
  • Raquel Greene (Grinnell College)
  • Mark Konecny (Institute of Modern Russian Culture)
  • Oksana Mykhed (Harvard University)
  • Sergey Sokolov (Ural Federal University)
    • Konstantin D. Bugrov and Sergei V. SokolovRespublika mechei ili torgovaia respublika?, Cahiers du monde russe [Online], 59/1 | 2018, Online since 01 January 2020, Connection on 16 July 2018. URL : http://journals.openedition.org/monderusse/10259; DOI : 10.4000/monderusse.10259
  • Maxim Suchkov (Al-Monitor)
Visiting Scholars
  • Samuel Casper (University of Pennsylvania) (2015-2017)
  • Thomas Fleischman (University of Rochester)
  • Oksana Mykhed (Harvard University)
  • Susan Smith-Peter (CUNY Staten Island)
    • Imagining Russian Regions: Civil Society and Subnational Identity in Nineteenth-Century Russia. Leiden: Brill, 2018.
    • The Siberian Letters of George Kennan the Elder, 1866-1867.  Kennan Institute Occasional Papers, no. 310.  Washington, DC: The Kennan Institute, 2016. 21 pp.
    • Translated into Russian as: “”Sibirskie pis’ma Dzhordzha Kennan-starshego, 1866-1867 gg.,” Sibirskie istoricheskie issledovaniia [Siberian Historical Research] 2016, no. 3: 28-42.
    • Co-authored with Vyacheslav Shevtsov. “Russian Society at a Provincial Scale: Ideas of Society in Provincial Newspapers,” Canadian-American Slavic Studies 50 (2016): 439-464.
    • “Sweet Development: The Sugar Beet Industry, Agricultural Societies and Agrarian Transformations in the Russian Empire, 1818-1913.” Cahiers du Monde Russe 57, vol. 1 (January-March 2016): 101-123.
    • “How to Found a Colony without Colonization: Conflicts between Social Control and Colonial Expansion in the Russian Empire in the early Nineteenth Century,” in Arktika: Istoriia i sovremennost’ [The Arctic in History and in the Present Day]Moscow: Nauka, 2016, 251-256.
    • “The Russian Federalist Papers: Aleksei Evstaf’ev, the War of 1812, and Russian-American Relations.” In William Benton Whisenhunt and Norman Saul, eds. New Perspectives on Russian-American Relations. New York: Routledge, 2016, 20-35.
    • “The Good Capitalist: Conflicting Visions of Russia’s Industrial Future in the Pre-Reform Period,” Znanie. Ponimanie. Umenie. 2016, no. 3: 164-192.
    • “Before Race: The Russian Empire and Creoles in Russian American in the Early Nineteenth Century,” Istoriia: Elektronnyi nauchno-obrazovatel’nyi zhurnal. 2016, no. 4 (48): 76-94.
    • “Enlightenment from the East: Early Nineteenth Century Russian Views of the East from Kazan University.” Znanie. Ponimanie. Umenie.  2016, no. 1: 318-338.
  • Susanna Weygandt (Princeton University)
  • Katharina Wiedlack (University of Vienna)
    • Wiedlack, M. Katharina (2017). “Gays vs. Russia: Media Representations, Liberal Values, and the Construction of a (Post)Modern West.” EJES Vol. 21, Issue 3, Feminist Interventions in Intermedial Studies, pp. 241-257, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13825577.2017.1369271

 

2014-2015

NYU Faculty Support
PhD Student Language & Fieldwork Support
  • Anastassia Kostrioukova (New York University)
  • Jamie Phillips (New York University)
  • Sarah Riccardi-Swartz (New York University)
  • Denis Stukal (New York University)
    • Stukal, Denis, Sergey Sanovich, Richard Bonneau, and Joshua A. Tucker. (2017). “Detecting Political Bots on Russian Twitter.” Big Data Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 310 – 324 (http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1089/big.2017.0038)
    • Rozenas, Arturas, and Denis Stukal. (2018). “How Autocrats Manipulate Economic News: Evidence from Russia’s State-Controlled Television.” Under review. URL: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3023254
    • Stukal, Denis, Sergey Sanovich, Richard Bonneau, and Joshua A. Tucker. (2017). “For Whom the Bot Tolls: A Neural Networks Approach to Measuring Political Orientation of Twitter Bots in Russia.” Manuscript
  • Rustin Zarkar (New York University)
PhD Student Research Support
  • Ivan Kostin (New York University)
Short-Term Fellows

 

2013-2014

PhD Student Language & Fieldwork Support
Short-Term Fellows
Visiting Scholars

 

2012-2013

PhD Student Language & Fieldwork Support