Susannah Smith, February 2007
Susannah L. Smith is a historian of Russia and modern Europe. Her research focuses on the intersection of national identity, official arts policy, and Russian folk music in the Soviet Union, 1917-1945. Before coming to the IAS, she was the managing editor of the Journal of Asian Studies, developed the Population Studies minor program and coordinated administration on the IPUMS-International projects at the Minnesota Population Center, and was assistant director of the Making of the Modern World/Writing Program at Eleanor Roosevelt College, University of California, San Diego. During the fall semester, she teaches an honors seminar based on the Thursdays at Four series. She is also a member of Sumunar, a Twin Cities-based Indonesian music and dance ensemble.
Prof. Smith’s CV is available here.