Sohee Ryuk
Department of History
Sohee Ryuk is a Ph.D. candidate in history with a focus on twentieth-century Eurasia and the Soviet Union. Her dissertation is a social history of the handicraft carpet industry in Central Asia and the Caucasus in late Imperial Russia and the Soviet Union. Her research interests include handicrafts and folk art; material culture and commodities; craft knowledge and skills; conceptualizations of tradition and national heritage; and household industries and the informal economy. She has received the Harriman/Carnegie Russian Grant, Harriman PepsiCo Summer Fellowships, and the Harriman Summer Language Fellowship.

Sohee Ryuk is a Ph.D. candidate in history with a focus on twentieth-century Eurasia and the Soviet Union. Her dissertation is a social history of the handicraft carpet industry in Central Asia and the Caucasus in late Imperial Russia and the Soviet Union. Her research interests include handicrafts and folk art; material culture and commodities; craft knowledge and skills; conceptualizations of tradition and national heritage; and household industries and the informal economy. She has received the Harriman/Carnegie Russian Grant, Harriman PepsiCo Summer Fellowships, and the Harriman Summer Language Fellowship.

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