Christine EvansChristine Evans

Assistant Professor

Office: Holton Hall, Room 369
Phone: (414) 229-5722
Curriculum Vitae: pdf 22kb


Ph.D., History, University of California, Berkeley, 2010
M.A., History, University of California, Berkeley, 2004
B.A., English and International Studies, Yale University, 2000

Research Interests:

Modern Russia and Eurasia
History and theory of mass communications
Socialist cultures in comparative perspective
Play, leisure, and consumption

Teaching Areas:

Russian society and politics
Soviet and post-Soviet cultures
Russia and Central Asia
The role of mass media in social and political change

Courses Offered:

Hist 293: Seminar on Historical Method
Hist 341: Imperial Russia
Hist 343: The Soviet Union

Selected Publications:

Song of the Year and Soviet Culture in the 1970s.” Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History, 12, 3 (2011).

“A “Panorama of Time”: the Chronotopics of Programma Vremia.” Ab Imperio: Studies of New Imperial History and Nationalism in the Post-Soviet Space, 2 (2010).

“How Terrorists Learned to Map: Plots and Plotting in Boris Savinkov’s Recollections of a Terrorist and Pale Horse.” Co-authored with Alexis Peri. In Petersburg/ Petersburg: Novel and City, 1900 – 1921. Ed. Olga Matich. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2010.

“Moskau, 1960: Wie man sich eine sowjetische Freundschaft mit der Dritten Welt vorstellte.” Co-authored with Rossen Djagalov. In Die Sowjetunion und die Dritte Welt: UdSSR, Staatssozialismus und Antikolonialismus im Kalten Krieg 1945–1991. Ed. Andreas Hilger. Munich: Oldenbourg, 2009.