- Academic Supervisor:International Laboratory 'Russia’s Regions in Historical Perspective'
- Willard Sunderland has been at HSE University since 2018.
- Article Sunderland W. Review of Richard G. Robbins, Jr., Overtaken by the Night: One Russian’s Journey through Peace, War, Revolution, and Terror // Canadian-American Slavic Studies. 2020 (in press)
- Article Sunderland W. The Greatest Emancipator: Abolition and Empire in Tsarist Russia // Journal of Modern History. 2020 (in press)
- Article Sunderland W. Review of Serhii Plokhy, Lost Kingdom: The Quest for Empire and the Making of the Russian Nation; From 1470 to the Present // Journal of Modern History. 2019. Vol. 91. No. 4 (in press)
- Chapter Sunderland W. The Imperial Emancipations: Ending Non-Russian Serfdoms in Nineteenth-Century Russia, in: Shifting Forms of Continental Colonialism: Unfinished Struggles and Tensions. Singapore : Palgrave Macmillan, 2019. doi P. 437-461. doi
- Article Sunderland W. E Pluribus Unum? Searching for a Common Language in Russian Ethnicity and Nationality Studies // Nationalities Papers: The Journal of Nationalism and Ethnicity. 2018. Vol. 46. No. 4. P. 717-724. doi
- Article Sunderland W. Alien Transgressions: Notes on Lèse-Majesté from the Russian Imperial Borderlands // Russian History. 2017. Vol. 44. No. 1. P. 98-110. doi
- Article Sunderland W. Das Imperium und die Seeotter: Die Expansion Russlands in den nordpazifischen Raum, 1700-1867 // Slavic Review. 2017. Vol. 76. No. 4. P. 1120-1121. doi
- Article Sunderland W. Interethnic Relations and Nationality Policy in Post-Soviet Russia: Western Scholarship Since 1991 // Modern History of Russia. 2017. No. 1. P. 152-169. doi
- Article Sunderland W. A Glass Half-Full, Perhaps Three Quarters: Imperial Questions in Boris Mironov’s Rossiiskaia Imperiia // Bylye Gody. 2016. Vol. 41. No. 3. P. 955-964.
- Article Sunderland W. New Soviet Gypsies: Nationality, Performance, and Selfhood in the Early Soviet Union // Journal of Modern History. 2016. Vol. 88. No. 2. P. 485-487. doi
- Article Sunderland W. The USSR as a Multinational State from the Revolution to the Death of Stalin: Western Scholarship Since 1991 // Vestnik Sankt-Peterburgskogo Universiteta, Istoriya. 2016. No. 4. P. 142-158. doi
- Article Sunderland W. Homo Imperii: A History of Physical Anthropology in Russia // The Soviet and Post-Soviet Review. 2014. Vol. 41. No. 3. P. 338-340. doi
- Book Sunderland W. The Baron’s Cloak: A History of the Russian Empire in War and Revolution. Cornell University Press, 2014.
- Article Sunderland W. The Plough that Broke the Steppes: Agriculture and Environment on Russia’s Grasslands // Slavic Review. 2014. Vol. 73. No. 4. P. 903-905. doi
- Article Sunderland W. Bitter Choices: Loyalty and Betrayal in the Russian Conquest of the North Caucasus // Slavic Review. 2013. Vol. 72. No. 1. P. 163-164. doi
- Article Sunderland W. Mapping Europe’s Borderlands: Russian Cartography in the Age of Empire // American Historical Review. 2013. Vol. 118. No. 2. P. 672-672. doi
Editorial board membership
2015: Member of the Editorial Board, Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History.
Taft Research Center, Summer Faculty Fellowship (2015);
Publication Award of the Ohio Academy of History, for The Baron’s Cloak (2015);
Honorable Mention, Joseph Rothschild Prize in Nationalism and Ethnic Studies, Association for the Study of Nationalities, for The Baron’s Cloak (2015);
Honorable Mention, Reginald Zelnik Book Prize in History, Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies, for The Baron’s Cloak (2015);
Co-Recipient, Russian Scientific Foundation (Rossiiskii nauchnyi fond) Grant for “The Management of Ethnic Diversity and Ethno-confessional Conflict in Russia: An Interdisciplinary Study of the Imperial, Soviet, and Post-Soviet Experience” (Research collective based at St. Petersburg State University and the Institute of History of the Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg Branch, St. Petersburg, Russia) (2015-2018; extended: 2018-2020);
Taft Research Center, Travel Grant for Research (2016);
Research Fellowship, National Endowment for the Humanities (2016-2017);
Invited Visiting Professorship, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (Paris) (May-June 2018)
Henry R. Winkler Professor of Modern History, September 2016-Present
Professor, Department of History, University of Cincinnati, August 2015-Present
Department Head, Department of History, University of Cincinnati, January 2009-August 2014
Director, European Studies Program, University of Cincinnati, 2007-2009
Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Cincinnati, September 2003-July 2015
Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Cincinnati, September 1996-2003
HSE’s new International Laboratory of ‘Russia’s Regions in Historical Perspective’ will study the social and political history of Russia’s regions from the 18th to the late 20th century.