Associate Professor of History, College of the Holy Cross

Cynthia Hooper's primary research interests are Russian and Soviet history, comparative dictatorship, and culture and politics in 20th century Europe.

She has published "A Darker 'Big Deal': Concealing Party Corruption, 1945-1953" in Living in Late Stalinism (Routledge, 2006); "Terror of Intimacy: Family Politics in the 1930s Soviet Union" in Everyday Life in Early Soviet Russia (University of Indiana Press, 2005); "Terror From Within: Participation and Coercion in Soviet Power, 1924-1964" (dissertation, awarded international Fraenkel Prize).

She has served as a Fellow at the Kennan Institute of the Woodrow Wilson Center and as a Fellow of the Davis Center at Harvard. She serves as a Center Associate at Harvard's Davis Center for Russian Studies.

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor of History, College of the Holy Cross