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Jonathan Brunstedt

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Department of History

Assistant Professor - Modern Europe, Russia and the Soviet Union, Second World War, Modern Germany, Eastern Europe, Cold War, Ideology, Nationalism, and Social Memory

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: Old Main 321K
DialPhone: (435) 797-1291
SendEmail: jonathan.brunstedt@usu.edu


Educational Background

PhD, Modern History, University of Oxford, 2011
Forging Common Glories: Soviet Remembrance of the Second World War and the Limits of Russian Nationalism
MA, University of Oxford, 2005
BA, History, UCLA, 2001

Teaching Interests

Modern Europe, Russia and the Soviet Union, Second World War, Modern Germany, Eastern Europe, Cold War, Ideology, Nationalism, and Social Memory.

Research Interests

War memory, commemoration, and nationalism in the Soviet Union and Communist Europe; commemorative practices in a comparative framework.

Awards

Creative Activity and Research Enhancement (CARE) Award, 2018

Utah State University

University-wide Nominee for the Andrew Carnegie Fellows Program, 2017

CHaSS Travel/Data Collection Grant (x 5), 2017

CHaSS USU

Washington Faculty Fellow, 2015

USU Office of Research and Graduate Studies

IREX Individual Advanced Research Opportunities Fellowship, 2014

International Research and Exchanges Board

2013-14 HOPE Honoree for Teaching Excellence, 2014

Southern Methodist University

Evan and Peggy Anderson Best Article Prize , 2013

Russian and East European Studies Centre, Oxford

Kennan Institute Title VIII Grant, 2010

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Kathryn Davis Grant, 2009

Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies

Andrew Smith Dissertation Write-Up Award, 2009

Andrew Smith Memorial Foundation

Peter Fitzpatrick Scholarship, 2007

St. Antony's College, Oxford

Archie Brown Dissertation Write-Up Award, 2007

St. Antony's College, Oxford

Scatcherd European Scholarship (dissertation year), 2006

University of Oxford

SRAS Research Grant, 2006

School of Russian and Asian Studies

Carr, Stahl, and JCR Travel Grants, 2006

St. Antony's College, Oxford

Colin Matthew Fund Award, 2006

St. Hugh's College, Oxford

Ilchester Fund Award, 2006

Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, Oxford

HEFCE Postgraduate Studentship, 2004

Higher Education Funding Council of England / U of Oxford

Ambassadorial Scholarship, 2002

Rotary International

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Book Chapters

    • Brunstedt, J., (2016). Bureaucratizing the Glorious Past: Moscow’s Victory Memorial Project during Late Socialism: Excavating Memory: Sites of Remembering and Forgetting. University Press of Florida

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    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

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        Publications - Journal Articles

          Academic Journal

        • Brunstedt, J., (2014). Remembrance of the Great Patriotic War in the Development of the Concept of the ‘Soviet People’. Forum for Contemporary East European History and Culture, 2013:2
        • Brunstedt, J., (2013). The Soviet Myth of the Great Fatherland War and the Limits of Inclusionary Politics under Brezhnev: The Case of Chalmaevist Literature. Nationalities Papers: The Journal of Nationalism and Ethnicity, 41:1
        • Brunstedt, J., (2011). Building a Pan-Soviet Past: The Soviet War Cult and the Turn Away from Ethnic Particularism. Soviet and Post-Soviet Review, 38:2

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        Publications - Literary Journal

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          Publications - MultiMedia

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            Publications - Technical Reports

              Research Reports

            • Brunstedt, J., (2015). A Question of Patriotism: Public Memory of World War II in Soviet Russia and Kazakhstan. IREX Research Brief *

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            Publications - Translations & Transcripts

              Publications - Other

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                Scheduled Teaching

                HIST 6160 - Graduate Seminar in European History: Stalin and His Era, Spring 2017

                HIST 6160 - Special Topics: Modern European History, Spring 2017

                HIST 4820 - World War II in Europe, Spring 2017

                HIST 1110 - Foundations of Western Civilization: Modern, Fall 2016

                HIST 3330 - Modern Russia and the Soviet Experiment, Fall 2016

                HIST 4990 - Special Topics in History, Spring 2016

                HIST 1110 - Foundations of Western Civilization: Modern, Fall 2015

                HIST 6900 - Graduate Reading Colloquium: Eastern European History, Fall 2015

                HIST 6160 - Special Topics: Modern European History, Fall 2015

                HIST 3330 - The Soviet Union and its Heirs, Fall 2015

                HIST 3330 - The Soviet Union and its Heirs, Spring 2015

                HIST 4820 - World War II in Europe, Spring 2015


                Graduate Students Mentored