Maria Rogacheva received her Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame in 2013. Before coming to the College of William and Mary she was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Beloit College, a Fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Postdoctoral Fellow at Notre Dame. Her research and teaching interests center on the cultural and intellectual history of twentieth-century Russia and modern Europe, with a special focus on post-Stalinist Russia. At William and Mary she will teach classes on themes like 20th-Century Russian History, 20th-Century World History, World War II, and Introduction to European Studies and Russian and Post-Soviet Studies. Her dissertation won the Tucker –Cohen Dissertation Prize. Her book, The Private World of Soviet Scientists from Stalin to Gorbachev, is forthcoming with Cambridge University Press. Professor Rogacheva holds a joint Global Studies position in European Studies and Russian and Post-Soviet Studies with an affiliation in History.