Samuel Fajerstein is a Russian Studies Workshop Ph.D. fellow in the Department of History at Indiana University. His research interests include the agricultural, environmental, and intellectual history of the late-imperial Russian Empire and early Soviet Union; the study of peasant communities; and the processes of Stalinization. His current research examines the transformation of Russian and Soviet agronomic sciences throughout the period of Soviet collectivization. Samuel holds a B.A. from the University of Illinois at Chicago and an M.A. from Indiana University.
Graduate Student, History