Professor of Modern European History and Head of the School of Humanities and Social Science, University of Newcastle

ROGER MARKWICK is Professor of Modern European History, and member of the Centre for the History of Violence, the University of Newcastle, Australia. He is the co-author of Soviet Women on the Frontline in the Second World War (Palgrave-McMillan, 2012), which was shortlisted for the 2013 NSW Premier’s History Awards. His book Rewriting History in Soviet Russia: The Politics of Revisionist Historiography in the Soviet Union, 1956-1974 (Palgrave-McMillan, 2001) won the Alexander Nove Prize in Russian, Soviet, and Post-Soviet Studies for 2001. His latest research is on Soviet women on the home front during the Second World War.

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor of Modern European History and Head of the School of Humanities and Social Science, University of Newcastle

Education

  • 1995 
    The University of Sydney, PhD, Government