- Research Associate:The International Centre for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences
Awards and Accomplishments
Graduate Student Mentor Award, Princeton U. 2010
President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching, Princeton U. 1994
David L. Rike Preceptorship in History, Princeton U., 1992-95
Book Kotkin S. Stalin, vo1. I: Paradoxes of Power (Penguin, 2014)
Book Kotkin S. Uncivil Society: 1989 and the Implosion of Communist Establishment, with a contribution by Jan Gross (New York: Modern Library/Random House, 2009)
Book Kotkin S. Armageddon Averted: the Soviet Collapse, 1970-2000 (Oxford and New York: Oxford University, 2001; paperback with new preface, 2003; updated edition 2008)
Book Kotkin S. Magnetic Mountain: Stalinism as a Civilization (Berkeley: University of California, 1995)
Book Kotkin S. Steeltown, USSR: Soviet Society in the Gorbachev Era (Berkeley: University of California, 1991; paperback with afterword, 1993)
2012 – present Birkelund Professor of History and International Affairs, Department of History and Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University
2012 – present Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
On January 15, HSE welcomed Stephen Kotkin, Professor of History at Princeton University and Associated Senior Research Fellow at HSE’s International Centre for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences. Professor Kotkin spoke about his new book, Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, 1919-1941 (New York, 2017) to an audience of students, staff, fellow researchers and members of the general public.
On January 15 Stephen Kotkin, Professor of History at Princeton University and Associated Researcher at the International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences, gave a book presentation "Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, 1919-1941"