Sean Guillory

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Sean Guillory
Digital Scholarship Curator

 

Dr. Sean Guillory is the Digital Scholarship Curator at the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies and host of the SRB Podcast (https://srbpodcast.org/) a weekly interview show on Eurasian politics, culture and history. He received his Ph.D. in Modern European History with a focus on Russian/Soviet history at UCLA in 2009. Before joining REEES, Dr. Guillory was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Northern Illinois University (2010-2011) and a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Pittsburgh (2011-2014). He has published in a number of academic and popular venues, including the Slavic Review, Diplomatic History, the Carl Beck Papers, the Moscow Times, The Nation, Jacobin, the New Republic and others. He has given many interviews and talks on Russian history and contemporary Russian domestic and international affairs. In 2015, he started the SRB Podcast, which has since released over 220 interviews with scholars, journalists and policy makers on the former Soviet Union that have been downloaded over 1.3 million times. As the Digital Scholarship Curator, Dr. Guillory is responsible for organizing, recording, and producing thematic speaker’s series and releasing them as podcasts to reach a wider public. He is currently producing two audio documentary series: Teddy Roe Goes to the USSR, a six-part series about American tourism to the Soviet Union in the late 1960s; and The Reddest of the Blacks, a multipart series on African Americans, communism, and the USSR told through the life of Lovett Fort-Whiteman, the only known Black American victim of Stalin’s Terror.