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Lynne Anne Viola

  • Lynne Anne Viola has been at HSE University since 2017.

Education and Degrees

  • 1984

    Princeton University
    Thesis Title: The Campaign of the 25,000ers: A Study of the Collectivization of Soviet Agriculture, 1929-31

  • 1980

    Princeton University

  • 1978

    Columbia University

Professional Interests

Awards and Accomplishments

Canadian Association of Slavists (CAS) book prize for Stalinist Perpetrators on Trial, 2017

American Association of Ukrainian Studies book prize for Stalinist Perpetrators on Trial, 2017

Zelnik Prize (ASEEES and Berkeley) for Stalinist Perpetrators on Trial, 2017

Listed in Canadian Who's Who for 1996-2016

University of Toronto Arts and Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award, 1997

Courses (2017/2018)

War and Holocaust in the USSR (Optional course (faculty); Faculty of Humanities; 4 module)Eng


Editorial board membership

Member of Editorial Advisory Board of Canadian Journal of History

2004 - present Member of Editorial Advisory Board of European History Quarterly

2013-2016 Member of Editorial Board of Journal of Modern History

2006-2016 Member of Editorial Advisory Board of Slavic Review

1985-88  Member of Editorial Advisory Board of Soviet Studies in History


2013-2018 SSHRC Insight Grant

2013-2015 American Council of Learned Societies Collaborative Research Fellowship

2013-2014 Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation

2011-12  American Council of Learned Societies

April-June 2010 Fowler Hamilton Fellowship for Distinguished Senior Scholars, Christ Church, University of Oxford

Employment history

1988 - present 

University of Toronto, Department of History

Studying History and Nation-Building in Borderlands

Alexandr Voronovici,a second year postdoctoral research fellow at the International Centre for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences, shared his experience of teaching transnational perspective on Soviet history to HSE students.