Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Ukrainian Studies
Markian Dobczansky is a historian of the Soviet Union and a Postdoctoral Fellow in Ukrainian Studies at the Harriman Institute of Columbia University. His specializations include Russian-Ukrainian relations, nationalism, the politics of culture, and urban history. He is currently working on a book about the intersection of Soviet, Ukrainian, and local factors in the construction of local identity in Kharkiv during the twentieth century. Dr. Dobczansky received a Ph.D. from Stanford University, where he studied Soviet, Russian, and East European history. He was the recipient of a Mellon Pre-Doctoral Fellowship in Contemporary History at The George Washington University and was most recently the Petro Jacyk Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto. He received a B.A. in European History and German Studies from the University of Pennsylvania.