Wendy Goldman

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Wendy Goldman is the Paul Mellon Distinguished Professor of History at the Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, USA.

She specialises in the social and political history of Russia and her early work, Women, the State and Revolution: Soviet Family Policy and Social Life, 1917-1936 (Cambridge University Press, 1993) and Women at the Gates: Gender and Industry in Stalin’s Russia (Cambridge University Press, 2002) focused on family policy, women’s emancipation and industrialisation.

More recently, she has written about Stalinist repression in Terror and Democracy in the Age of Stalin: The Social Dynamics of Repression (Cambridge University Press, 2007) and Inventing the Enemy: Denunciation and Terror in Stalin’s Russia (Cambridge University Press, 2011.)

Her latest work, (co-edited with Donald Filtzer) Hunger and War: Food Provisioning in the Soviet Union During World War II (Indiana University Press, 2015) examines conditions and food policy at the front and in the rear within the Soviet Union. She is currently working on a book about the Soviet home front during WWII.

Information valid as of spring 2017