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    John Randolph is a specialist in the intellectual and cultural history of the Russian Empire.  His interests include the histories of literature, communication, and transportation.  Currently, John is a faculty sponsor of the University of Illinois’s SourceLab initiative, a digital publishing program that sits at the intersection of DH, documentary editing, and classroom education.


    John holds an MA and PhD in Late Modern European History from the University of California at Berkeley.


    John is the author of The House in the Garden: The Bakunin Family and the Romance of Russian Idealism (Cornell University Press, 2007) and co-editor of Russia in Motion: Cultures of Human Mobility, 1850-Present (Illinois University Press, 2012).

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