Ethan Pollock

Professor of History and Slavic Studies

Ethan Pollock (Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 2000) is Professor of History and Slavic Studies at Brown University and teaches courses on Russian history, the Cold War, and the history of the nuclear age. He is the author of Stalin and the Soviet Science Wars (Princeton University Press, 2006) and Without the Banya We Would Perish: A History of the Russian Bathhouse (Oxford University Press, 2019). His research and writing has been funded by Fulbright-Hays, IREX, SSRC, ACLS, and NCEEER. He has been a postdoctoral fellow at George Washington University and Columbia University (Harriman Institute) and a resident fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences in Palo Alto, California, and at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy.
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