Ph.D. in Russian and Soviet History, 2001, Indiana University Bloomington.
M.A. in Russian and Soviet History, 1992, Indiana University Bloomington.
B.A. in Modern European History, 1989, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
- U.S. citizen born in North Carolina, USA.
- Author, editor, and translator of books, articles, and reviews about the history of the Russian revolutionary movement, Stalinist terror, trade unions, and the Workers’ Opposition within the Soviet Communist Party.
- Teaches using Reacting to the Past pedagogy.
- Travels include Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Finland, United Kingdom, France, The Netherlands, Turkey, Canada, Mexico.