Status: PhD Candidate

Adviser: Donald J. Raleigh and Louise McReynolds

Graduate Email: dirvin1@live.unc.edu
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Curriculum Vitae

Education

B.A. Gettysburg College, 2009
M.A. University of Maryland, College Park 2013

Research Interests

My research focuses on the Russian Revolution, Civil War, and early 1920s in the Urals city of Ekaterinburg. In particular, I am interested in issues concerning local government, political legitimacy, and the nature state power.

Some Notable Publications

“Blood on the Square: Perspectives on Revolutionary Violence and Disorder in 1905 Ekaterinburg,” Revolutionary Russia 29:1 (2016): 43-65

With Evgenii Volkov, “‘Russkii Vashington,’ ili Sibirskii Diktator? Obrazy i otsenki A.V.
Kolchaka kak verkhovnogo pravitelia v amerikanskoi presse (1918-1920),”
Vestnik Sankt-Peterburgskogo Universiteta 4 (2016): 104-123