Reader in Russian Culture and Film, Queen Mary University of London

Jeremy Hicks is a historian of Russian culture and film at QMUL. His research interests are in Soviet film during World War Two, the reception of Soviet film in the West (1920s-40s), Dziga Vertov, the theory of non-fiction & documentary, Mikhail Zoshchenko, Soviet literature and cinema (1920s-40s).

He received a PhD from SSEES-UCL in 2000, and has been teaching at Queen Mary since 1998.


  • –present
    Reader in Russian Culture and Film, Queen Mary, University of London


  • 2000 
    UCL, PhD


  • 2012
    First Films of the Holocaust: Soviet Cinema and the Genocide of the Jews, 1938-46,
  • 2007
    Dziga Vertov: Defining Documentary Film,