Mark von Hagen
Project Positioninvited faculty
Current PositionProfessor, Department of History, Columbia University
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User GroupResource Faculty

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Research Interests and Projects:
Works in Progress:
Empire and Nation in Russian and Soviet History.
Ukraine between Empire and Union: Military and Nationality Politics, 1914-1941.
Past research:
Ottawa, Canada: National Archives, October 1994.
Moscow, Russia: State Military Historical Archive of the Russian Federation, Summer 1994.
Kyiv, Ukraine: Central State Archive of Higher Organs of State and Administration of Ukraine, Summer 1994.
Kyiv, Ukraine: State Archive for Socio-political Associations (former Archive of the Communist Party of Ukraine), Summer 1993.
Moscow, Russia: Central State Archive of the Soviet Army, Summer 1993.
Warsaw, Poland: Central Military Archive and Archiwum Wschodnie, Summer 1992.
Freiburg, Germany: Bundesarchiv; Militärgeschichtliches Forschungsamt, Summer 1992.
Warsaw, Poland: Central Military Archive, Military History Institute, November 1991.
Moscow, Russia: Institute of History of the USSR, Academy of Sciences; Central State Archive of the Soviet Army; Central Party Archive, Institute of Marxism-Leninism, January-February, 1991;
May-July 1990.
Moscow, Russia: Institute of World History, Academy of Sciences; Central State Archive of the October Revolution, May 1989.
Leningrad; Moscow, Russia: Academy of Sciences Library, Saltykov-Shchedrin Public Library, Hertzen Institute Library, Lenin Library, State Historical Library, INION Library, 1982-1983.

Selected Publication:
"Introduction" and "States,Nations and Identities: The Russian-Ukrainian Encounter in the First Half of the 20th Century", in co-edited with Andreas Kappeler, Frank Sysyn, and Zenon Kohut, Peoples, Nations, Identities: The Russian-Ukrainian Encounter, (forthcoming, 1998).
"Writing the History of Russia as Empire," in co-edited with Catherine Evtuhov, Boris Gasparov, Alexander Ospovat, Kazan, Moscow, St. Petersburg: Multiple Faces of the Russian Empire. (Moscow, ITS-Garant, 1997).
"The Russian Empire" and "Conclusion", in co-edited with Karen Barkey, After Empire: Multiethnic Societies and Nation-Building: The Soviet Union and the Russian, Ottoman and Habsburg Empires. (Westview Press, 1997).
Soldiers in the Proletarian Dictatorship: The Red Army and the Soviet Socialist State (Cornell University Press, 1990).
Co-editor with author (Paul Dotsenko), The Struggle for a Democracy in Siberia: Eyewitness Account of a Contemporary. (Hoover Institution Press, 1983).
"Confronting Backwardness: Dilemmas of Soviet Officer Education in the Interwar Years, 1918-1941," in Forging the Sword: Selecting, Educating and Training Cadets and Junior Officers in the Modern World, (Volume 5, Military History Symposium Series) ed. Elliot V. Converse, III. (Chicago: Imprint Publications, forthcoming 1998).
"The Great War and the Mobilization of Ethnicity in the Russian Empire" in Barnett Rubin and Jack Snyder,
eds, Post-Soviet Political Order:Conflict and State Building (London and New York: Routledge, 1998).
"The Multiethnic Imperial Army Confronts Nationalism, 1874-1917," in Reforming the Tsar's Army, (forthcoming, Yale University Press).
"The Levee en Masse from Russian Empire to Soviet Union, 1874-1938," (forthcoming, Princeton University Press).
"Leon Trotsky," in the Encyclopedia of Political Revolutions, (forthcoming 1998, Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Books).
"War and the Transformaion of Loyalties and Identities in the Russian Empire, 1914-1918" in Annali, (Cortona: Fondazione Giangiacome Feltrinelli, forthcoming 1999).
“Introduction” and “The Russian Imperial Army and the Ukrainian National Movement in 1917" and Guest Editor of The Ukrainian Quarterly (forthcoming Spring 1999).
"Ukraine", article commissioned for Critical Companion to the Russian Revolution, 1914-1921, eds. Edward Acton and William G. Rosenberg, assoc. ed. Vladimir Chernaiev (London: Christopher Wheeler, 1997).
"Does Ukraine Have a History?" Slavic Review Vol. 54, No. 3, Fall 1995. Chy mae Ukraina istoriiu? Visti z Ukrainy (29 May-5 June 1997).
"After the Soviet Union: Rethinking Modern Russian History." The Seventeeth Annual Phi Alpha Theta Distinguished Lecture on History. (Albany: SUNY, 1997).
"Natsional'nyi vopros v XX veke," in Viktor Danilov, ed., Kuda idet Rossiia? (Moscow, 1997).
"Ukraine", article commissioned for Critical Companion to the Russian Revolution, 1914-1921, eds. Edward Acton and William G. Rosenberg, assoc. ed. Vladimir Chernaiev (London: Arnold, 1997).
"Stalinism and the Politics of Post-Soviet History," and "From `The Great Fatherland War' to the Second World War: New Perspectives and Future Prospects" in Moshe Lewin and Ian Kershaw, eds., Stalinism and Nazism: Dictatorships in Comparison (Cambridge University Press, 1997).
"Rossisko-ukrainskie otnosheniia v pervoi polovine 20go veka," in Alexei Miller, ed., Rossiia-Ukraina: istoriia vzaimootnoshenii (Iazyk russkoi kul'tury, Moscow, 1997).
"Toward a Cultural and Intellectual History of Soviet Russia in the 1920s: Some Preliminary Directions for a Reevaluation of Politics and Culture. Revue des Etudes Slaves (LXVIII/2, 1996).
"The Rise and Fall of the Proletarian Sparta: Civil-Military Relations and Reformism in Soviet History," in David Holloway and Norman Naimark, eds., Reexamining the Soviet Experience: Essays in Honor of Alexander Dallin, (Westview Press, 1996).
"The Legacy of the Soviet Army for Ukraine's Armed Forces," Harvard Ukrainian Occasional Papers, Fall, 1995.
"Workers'-Peasants' Red Army," in Modern Encyclopedia of Russian and Soviet History, vol. 55, April 1993, pp. 51-55.
"The Archival Gold Rush and Historical Agendas in the Post-Soviet Era," Slavic Review, Vol. 52, No. 1, Spring 1993.
"The Stalin Question and the Reformulation of the Soviet Past," The Harriman Institute Forum, Vol. 5, No.7, March 1992.
"Soviet Soldiers and Officers On the Eve of the German Invasion: Towards a Description of Social Psychology and Political Attitudes," Soviet Union/Union soviйtique, Vol. 18, Nos. 1-3, 1991.
"Soldiers in the Proletarian Dictatorship: From Defending the Revolution to Building Socialism," in Sheila Fitzpatrick, Alexander Rabinowitch and Richard Stites, eds., Russia in the Era of NEP, (Indiana University Press, 1991).
"Civil-Military Relations and the Evolution of the Soviet Socialist State," Slavic Review, Vol. 50, No. 2, Summer 1991.
"Tentative and Provisional Theses on the Future of Sovietology," Obshchestvennye nauki i sovremennost' (Social Sciences and Modern Times), No. 3, 1991.
"Armiia i obshchestvo v 1920-ye gody," Voenno-istoricheskii zhurnal (Military History Journal), No. 12, 1990.
"The NEP, Perestroika, and the Problem of Alternatives," in John Tedstrom, ed., Socialism, Perestroika, and the Dilemmas of Soviet Economic Reform, (Westview Press, 1990).
"A Note on Military Sources," in Sheila Fitzpatrick and Lynne Viola, eds., Historian's Guide to Sources on Soviet Society in the 1930s, (M.E. Sharpe, Inc., 1990).
"The Red Army," article in Robert Devlin and George D. Jackson, eds., The Dictionary of the Russian Revolution, (Greenwood Press, 1989).
"History and Politics under Gorbachev: Professional Autonomy and Democratization," The Harriman Institute Forum, November 1988.
"Engels and Marx on Revolution, War and the Army in Society," with Sigmund Neumann in Peter Paret,
Gordon Craig, Felix Gilbert, eds., Makers of Modern Strategy from Machiavelli to the Nuclear Age, (Princeton University Press, 1986).
Guest editor, Soviet Studies in History, Fall 1984, "Civil War and War Communism."