Nicholas Seay is a second year PhD student in Russian History at Ohio State University. His research interests are in cotton industry and labor in Soviet Central Asia, with particular focus on Soviet Tajikistan. He holds an BA (2014) in History from the University of Cincinnati and an MA (2018) in Russian, East European, and Central Asian Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His language skills include Russian and Persian (Farsi and Tajiki) and he is actively pursuing the study of Uzbek. He also serves as host of “New Books in Central Asian Studies,” a podcast channel on the New Books Network.
PhD Student, History, Ohio State University