Veneta Ivanova

Visiting Assistant Professor, History

Office: Blair 332
Email: [[vtivanova]]
Regional Areas of Research: Eastern Europe, the Balkans, Modern Europe and Russia
Thematic Areas of Research: Cultural/Intellectual, Nationalism and National Identity, Religion, Science and Medicine, Historiography and Historical Memory

Veneta T. Ivanova earned her PhD in History from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2017. In 2017-2018 she held a Max Weber Fellowship at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. She specializes in the history of Eastern Europe and the Balkans, with broader research interests in comparative socialism, the history of science and religion, global utopias, and theories and philosophies of modernity. Her current research centers on the interplay between socialism, occultism, religion, science and utopia in twentieth-century Europe. She will be teaching courses on East Central Europe, Modern Europe, and the Balkans.