BackgroundFrederick Corney received his PhD from Columbia University. He specializes in the history of Russia, specifically in the revolutionary period through the 1920s. He is interested in historiographic and cultural issues, notably Soviet film. His book, Telling October. Memory and the Making of the Bolshevik Revolution, is published by Cornell University Press. He is currently working on a broad study of memory in Russia, focusing on exilic memory, gulag memory, and official memory. He offers lecture courses in the History of Russia (HIST377 and HIST378) and in Modern Europe (HIST212). He has offered a Freshman Seminar (HIST150w) on the Russian Revolution, and Senior Colloquia (HIST490/491) in History and Memory and in Russia's Periphery.