Angela Shpolberg

Angela Shpolberg studies cultural diplomacy between the United States and the USSR in the years immediately following the Russian Revolution. She is a Resident Scholar at the Women’s Studies Research Center at Brandeis University, a Center Associate at Harvard’s Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, and was the 2012 Paterson Research Fellow at Longfellow House. She holds a PhD in Linguistics from Odessa National University in Odessa, Ukraine, where she taught for over 10 years. Since 1996, Shpolberg has been based in Boston, where she has worked as an editor for the Russian Community Journal of Massachusetts.


“Women with the Gun”: American Women Journalists and the Women’s Battalion of Death
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