Alexey Golubev is a PhD Candidate in History at the University of British Columbia. His research focus is on Russia and Northern Europe in the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. He has been part of a large international research project – The Barents Region: A History and Encyclopedia, which aims to produce a history textbook and encyclopedia of the Barents Euro-Arctic Region comprising northern provinces and regions of Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia. He is one of the editors of and contributors to both the Barents history book and the Barents encyclopedia. In his PhD dissertation he aims to historicize the connection between power, selfhood and materiality in the Soviet social context.

He will be teaching HIST 370 in the Summer 2015 session.