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Personal profile

Mark Steinberg's research focuses on the city, revolutions, emotions, violence, space, moralities, and utopia. His books include Voices of Revolution, 1917 (Yale, 2001); Proletarian Imagination: Self, Modernity, and the Sacred in Russia, 1910-1925 (Cornell, 2002); Sacred Stories: Religion and Spirituality in Modern Russia, ed. with Heather Coleman (Indiana, 2006); A History of Russia, with Nicholas Riasanovsky (Oxford, 9th edition, 2018); Religion, Morality, and Community in Post-Soviet Societies, ed. with Catherine Wanner (Indiana, 2008); Kul’tury gorodov Rossiiskoi imperii na rubezhe XIX - XX vekov,  ed. with Boris Kolonitskii (St. Petersburg, Evropeiskii dom, 2009); Petersburg Fin de Siècle (Yale, 2011); and The Russian Revolution, 1905-1921 (Oxford, 2017). He was the editor of Slavic Review  from 2006 to 2013. He is currently working on two new book projects: "Russian Utopians" and "The Crooked and the Straight in the Modern City: Improvised Moral Lives in New York, Odessa, and Bombay, 1919-1939."

Research Interests

Russia, cities, revolutions, emotions, and utopia

Education

PhD University of California, Berkeley, 1987

Office Address

History
425 Gregory Hall
810 S Wright
M/C 466
Urbana, IL 61801

Office Phone

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Research Output

The Russian Revolution, 1905-1921

Steinberg, M. D., 2017, Oxford University Press. (Oxford Histories)

Research output: Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook

  • Крылья революции

    Translated title of the contribution: Wings of revolutionSteinberg, M. D., Jan 1 2019, In : Gosudarstvo, Religiia, Tserkov' v Rossii i za Rubezhom/State, Religion and Church in Russia and Worldwide. 37, 1-2, p. 567-593 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • A History of Russia

    Riasanovsky, N. V. & Steinberg, M. D., Jan 2018, 9 ed. Oxford University Press. 752 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook

  • Vladimir Mayakovsky and the Utopian imagination in the Russian revolution

    Steinberg, M. D., Jan 1 2018, In : Vestnik Sankt-Peterburgskogo Universiteta, Istoriya. 63, 1, p. 83-91 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • Activities

    Future of Russian and Eurasian Studies: History

    Mark D Steinberg (Invited speaker)

    Dec 2008

    Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

    Historicizing A History of Russia: Interpreting the 1960s

    Mark D Steinberg (Invited speaker)

    Nov 2010

    Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

    Yale University Press (Publisher)

    Mark D Steinberg (Editor)

    20112015

    Activity: Editorial work typesEditorial activity

    Slavic Review (Journal)

    Mark D Steinberg (Editor)

    20062013

    Activity: Editorial work typesEditorial activity

    Press / Media

    Experiencing the Russian Revolution

    Mark D Steinberg

    4/3/17

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    Talking History

    Mark D Steinberg

    6/22/13

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment