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Mark Von Hagen

Mark.Vonhagen@asu.edu

Professor
SHPRS History Faculty
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Mail Code: 4302

(480)965-4186

Bio

Director, School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies
Professor, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Research Interests and Selected Publications

Mark von Hagen is professor of history in the Arizona State University School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies. In 2008 von Hagen was elected President of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (recently renamed to Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies). He is the author of Soldiers in the Proletarian Dictatorship: The Red Army and the Soviet Socialist State, 1917-1930 (Cornell, 1990); co-edited (with Catherine Evtuhov, Boris Gasparov, and Alexander Ospovat) Kazan, Moscow, St. Petersburg: Multiple Faces of the Russian Empire (Moscow, 1997); co-edited (with Karen Barkey) After Empire: Multiethnic Societies and Nation-Building: The Soviet Union and the Russian, Ottoman and Habsburg Empire (Westview, 1997); co-edited (with Andreas Kappeler, Zenon Kohut and Frank Sysyn) Culture, Nation, Identity: the Ukrainian-Russian Encounter (1600-1945) (Toronto, 2003); and is coediting (with Jane Burbank) Russian Empire: Space, People, Power, 1700-1930   (Indiana, 2007); War in a European Borderlands: Occupations and Occupation Plans in Galicia and Ukraine, 1914-1918 (University of Washington Press, 2007).  He has also written articles and essays on topics in historiography, civil-military relations, nationality politics and minority history, and cultural history.

Teaching Interests and Courses

von Hagen attended Georgetown University (B.S. Foreign Service), Indiana University-Bloomington (M.A., Slavic Languages and Literatures); and Stanford University (Ph.D., History and Humanities). He has also taught at Stanford University, Yale University, the Free University of Berlin, and the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Paris).  At Columbia University von Hagen taught Russian, Ukrainian, and Eurasian history.

Professional Service Activities

At Columbia he served as Associate Director and then Director of the Harriman Institute (1989-2001), the nation’s oldest university-based research and teaching center on the states and societies of post-Soviet Eurasia. In the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia, he chaired the task force on review of the school’s curriculum, headed its Inter-regional Council, and served as director of the master’s program in international affairs.

von Hagen is on the editorial board of Slavic Review, Ab Imperio and Kritika. He serves (and has served) on several professional association boards (the National Council for Eurasian and East European Studies, the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, the Association for the Study of Nationalities, the Shevchenko Scientific Society, the International Association of Ukrainian Studies). He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Human Rights Watch Eurasia Steering Committee. He has served as a consultant for the Russian Archives Project of Primary Source Microfilms (Gale Group). In August 2002 von Hagen was elected President of the International Association of Ukrainian Studies (three-year term) at the Fifth Congress in Chernivtsi, Ukraine.

Research Interests

Professor, School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies; School of Politics and Global Studies

Courses

Spring 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HST 394 Special Topics
HST 436 The Soviet Experiment
HST 598 Special Topics
HST 792 Research
SGS 394 Special Topics

Fall 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HST 394 Special Topics
HST 494 Special Topics
HST 790 Reading and Conference
HST 792 Research
HST 799 Dissertation
SGS 394 Special Topics
SGS 494 Special Topics

Spring 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HST 394 Special Topics
HST 494 Special Topics
HST 598 Special Topics

Spring 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HST 394 Special Topics
HST 784 Internship

Fall 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HST 436 The Soviet Experiment

Spring 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HST 436 The Soviet Experiment
HST 492 Honors Directed Study
HST 493 Honors Thesis
HST 590 Reading and Conference
HST 784 Internship
HST 790 Reading and Conference
HST 792 Research

Fall 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HST 492 Honors Directed Study
HST 493 Honors Thesis
HST 591 Seminar
HST 790 Reading and Conference
HST 792 Research

Spring 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HST 436 The Soviet Experiment
HST 591 Seminar
HST 784 Internship

Fall 2009

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HST 494 Special Topics
HST 598 Special Topics

Publications and Other Intellectual ContributionsGoogle Scholar

  1. Review of: The Romanian Battlefront in World War I. Journal of Military History (2013).

  2. Erika Hughes, Brian Boyd, Mark von Hagen. The Veteran Project. HIDA and Office for Veteran and Military Academic Engagement (2013).

  3. Review of: Shattering Empires: The Clash and Collapse of the Ottoman and Russian Empires, 1908-1918. Slavic Review (2011).

  4. Book chapter: Mark von Hagen. "`Kriege machen Nationen:' Nationsbildung in der Ukraine im Ersten Weltkrieg". Die Ukraine: Prozesse der Nationsbildung. Boehlau, Cologne, Weimar, Vienna (2011).

  5. Mark von Hagen. New Directions in Military History, 1900-1950: Questions of Total War and Colonial War. Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History (2011).

  6. Mark von Hagen. Russians the Prospect of Ukraine: Some Episodes from Prior End of Empire. The Ukrainian Quarterly (2009).

  7. Book chapter: Mark von Hagen. The Emergence of Kyiv as Capital of Revolutionary Ukraine, March-July 1917, with a Focus on War and Soldiers. Imperienvergleich: Beispiele und Ansaetze aus osteuropaeischer Perspektive. Festschrift fuer Andreas Kappeler. Harrassowitz (2009).

  8. Von Hagen, Mark. War in a European Borderland: Occupations and Occupation Plans in Galicia and Ukraine, 1914-1918. Herbert J. Ellison Center for Russian, East European, and Central Asian Studies, University of Washington; Distributed by University of Washington Press (2007).

  9. Review of: Comparing Empires. Slavic Review

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Presentations

  1. mark von hagen On a post-anti-colonial reading of Ukraine's history. Harvard University Ukrainian Research Institute, "Quo Vadis?". (Nov 2013).
  2. mark von hagen The holodomor contextualized. New York City, Princeton Club, Ukrainian Congress Committee of America. (Nov 2013).
  3. organized and presented paper for panel Ukrainian Political Thought During World War I. American Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies. (Nov 2013).
  4. was respondent to French scholar, Mme. Francoise Thom on Stalinism Stalinism and Holodomor. Contextualizing the Holodomor, University of Toronto. (Sep 2013).
  5. Mark von Hagen seminar participant. Peace Studies Seminar. (Sep 2013).
  6. Zenon Kohut, Frank Sysyn panel on early modern Ukrainian history. Canadian Association of Slavic Studies, University of Victoria. (Jun 2013).
  7. Olga Andriewsky, Maxym Tarnawsky, Taras Hunczak panel on Ukrianian-Jewish relations. Canadian Association of Slavic Studies, University of Victora. (Jun 2013).
  8. Mark von Hagen panel on recent Soviet history. Canadian Association of Slavic Studies Conference. (Jun 2013).
  9. Mark von Hagen An Anti-colonial Critique of the Russian and Ukrainian Revolutions: Pavlo Khrystiuk as Historian. Conference on Interwar Ukrainian Historiography, Ukrainian Free University, Munich, Germany. (Jul 2012).
  10. Mark von Hagen Russia's Great War and Revolution: Empire and Nation Volume. conference meeting of editorial board of international volumes on the Eastern Front in World War I. (Jun 2012).
  11. Mark von Hagen From Imperial Russia to Colonial Ukraine. Keynote address, National University , Galway, Ireland, "Ireland in its European Context". (Jun 2012).
  12. Mark von Hagen Toward an Entangled History of the Eastern Fronts in the Two World Wars. Seminar on War and Memory in Eastern Europe, Cambridge University, UK. (Jun 2012).
  13. Mark von Hagen Prisoners of War and Other Little Known Aspects of the Lesser Known Eastern Front of World War I. Duke University Military HIstory Seminar. (Apr 2012).
  14. Mark von Hagen "Siberian Regionalism and Russian Nationalism". Panel, Annual Convention, Association of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies, Washington, DC. (Nov 2011).
  15. Mark von Hagen "History and Memory in Russia, Ukraine, and Eastern Europe". Panel, Annual Convention, Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies, Washington, DC. (Nov 2011).
  16. Mark von Hagen "From Soviet Studies to Eurasian Studies: the Transformations of Area Studies". Summer Institute, National Endowment for the Humanities, at Harriman Institute, Columbia University. (Jun 2011).
  17. Mark von Hagen "Transformations in Area Studies and Russian-American Relations". Conference of Moscow State Institute of International Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Rus. (May 2011).
  18. Mark von Hagen "The Russian Empire". Conference, Northwestern University, "Between Friction and Collaboration: Imperial Elites and Local. (Apr 2011).
  19. Mark von Hagen Bringing Agency Back In: biographies and Institutional Cultures in Imperial Russia and the Soviet Union. Annual convention, American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies. (Nov 2009).
  20. Mark von Hagen The 1932-33 Famine in the USSR: The View from the Archives. annual convention, American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies. (Nov 2009).
  21. Mark von Hagen Nationsbildung und Ukraine im ersten Weltkrieg. conference, University of Vienna, "Prozesse ukrainischer Nationsbuildung. (Oct 2009).
  22. von Hagen, Mark "The Politics of Food". Conference. (Oct 2008).
  23. von Hagen, Mark "The Ukrainian Famine-Genocide: Reflections After 75 Years" conference, University of North Carolina, September 12, 2008. Confernece, Keynote Address and luncheon seminar on historiography of the Ukrainian famine. (Sep 2008).

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Service

  1. Boren Fellowship Commitee, interviewer (2014 - present)
  2. Model United Nations Club, faculty sponsor (2013 - present)
  3. University of Kansas Press, manuscript reviewer (2013 - present)
  4. Office for Veterans and Military Academic Engagement, founding director (2012 - present)
  5. Department of History, University of Winnipeg, T & P review, Invited to evaluate candidate for tenure and promotion to associate professor (2011 - present)
  6. ASU Fulbright Fellowship interviews for candidates to Eastern Europe, Interviewed candidates for Fulbright fellowship (2011 - present)
  7. Doctoral Dissertation Committee, Columbia University, Department of Music, Member of doctoral committee (2011 - present)
  8. Department of History, University of British Columbia, T & P review, Invited to evaluate candidate for tenure and promotion to full professor (2011 - present)
  9. Austrian Science Fund, grant reviewer, Invited to review grant in East European history (2011 - present)
  10. Department of History, State University of New York at Binghamton, T & P review, Invited to evaluate candidate for tenure and promotion to associate professor (2011 - present)
  11. Kansas University Press, manuscript reviewer (2010 - present)
  12. University of Vienna, search for senior scholar in East European/Russian history, outside evaluator (2010 - present)
  13. Austrian Science Fund Grant, evaluator, Beyond the Trenches (2010 - present)
  14. HST 500, led two classes on nationalism and history (2010 - present)
  15. History department external review, University of Kansas, member of review team (2010 - present)
  16. Public History Course, presentation on Russian and Ukrainian archives (2010 - present)
  17. promotion to full professor, history, University of Washington-Seattle, outside evaluator (2010 - present)
  18. promotion to full professor, history, University of South Carolina, outside evaluator (2010 - present)
  19. Critical Language Institute, summer 2010, delivered two lectures, advised students (2010 - present)
  20. Oxford University Press, manuscript reviews (2010 - present)
  21. Jewish Studies Center, Faculty Affiliate, on several committees (2008 - present)
  22. Melikian Center, Faculty Affiliate, on several committees (2007 - present)
  23. Kritika, Member, Editorial Board (2008 - 2016)
  24. Ab Imperio, Member, Editorial Board (2007 - 2016)
  25. University Promotion and Tenure Committee, member (2012 - 2015)
  26. Slavic Review, member editorial committee (2011 - 2015)
  27. Association of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies, member, editorial board, Slavic Review (2011 - 2014)
  28. University Promotion and Tenure Commitee, member, Editorial Board (2011 - 2014)
  29. Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Press, manuscript reviewer (2012 - 2014)
  30. Kritika, Advisory Board (2008 - 2014)
  31. Russia's Great War and Revolution Project, Member, Editorial Board (2008 - 2014)
  32. Ab Imperio, Advisory Board (2007 - 2014)
  33. University of Pittsburgh Press, manuscript reviewer (2012)
  34. University of Washington-Seattle, Department of History, member, departmental review committee (2012)
  35. Canadian Journal of Slavonic Studies, manuscript reviewer (2012)
  36. Anthem Press, manuscript reviewer (2012)
  37. Fulbright Fellowship interviews, committee member for Eastern Europe (2012)
  38. Association of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies, Past President; member of editorial board, Slavic Review (2011)
  39. School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, Director (2009 - 2011)
  40. Dean's Strategic Planning and Academic Resources Advisory Council, Member (2008 - 2011)

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Areas of Expertise

Media Expert

Spoken Languages: Russian, German, Ukrainian, French

Expertise in:
  • History: European; modern Russian and East European history and politics, comparative empires, nationalism