Frederick  Corney

Director of Russian and Post Soviet Studies / Associate Professor, History

Office: Blair 321
Email: [[fccorn]]
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Regional Areas of Research: Modern Europe and Russia
Thematic Areas of Research: Comparative and Transnational, Imperialism and Colonialism, Historiography and Historical Memory


Frederick Corney received his PhD from Columbia University. He specializes in the history of Russia, specifically in the revolutionary period through the 1920s. He is especially interested in historiographic and cultural issues, notably historical memory, and Soviet film. His book, Telling October. Memory and the Making of the Bolshevik Revolution, is published by Cornell University Press. An edited volume, entitled "Trotsky's Challenge: The 'Literary Discussion' and the Fight for the Bolshevik Revolution" will appear in 2015 with Brill Publishers. He is currently working on a broad study of historical memory in modern Russia.