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Jonathan Brunstedt

Jonathan Brunstedt

Assistant Professor

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Office Location: Old Main 321K
IconPhone: (435) 797-1291


PhD, University of Oxford, 2011

MA, University of Oxford, 2005

BA, History, UCLA, 2001

Jonathan Brunstedt is Assistant Professor of History, specializing in modern European and Russian history, nationalism, war memory, and ideology. His book, The Soviet Myth of World War II: The Politics of Patriotism in a Multinational State, is forthcoming with Cambridge University Press. Dr. Brunstedt's work has been supported by fellowships from the International Research and Exchanges Board, the March of the Living Foundation, and the Kennan Institute, among other bodies, and he was the recipient of the Evan and Peggy Anderson Prize for his published work. In 2019, Jonathan will serve as an Aleksanteri Visiting Fellow at the University of Helsinki, where he will continue work on his second book project looking at the entangled cultural legacies of the Vietnam and Soviet-Afghan wars.