CERES is pleased to announce Markian Dobczansky as the 2016-2017 recipient of the Petro Jacyk Post-Doctoral Fellowship.
Markian Dobczansky received his Ph.D. in history from Stanford University, where he focused on the Soviet Union, Russian Empire, and Eastern Europe. His dissertation "From Soviet Heartland to Ukrainian Borderland: Searching for Identity in Kharkiv, 1943-2004" utilizes Soviet archival sources, published materials, and interviews to examine local identity in Ukraine's second largest city over the second half of the twentieth century. His academic interests include Russia and Ukraine during the Soviet period, nationalism, the politics of language and culture, and urban history. In 2013-2014, he was the Mellon Pre-Doctoral Fellow in Contemporary History at the George Washington University in Washington, DC. He received a B.A. in European History and German Studies from the University of Pennsylvania in 2005.