Yuri Kazakov

Yuri Kazakov

Research Interests

Yuri Kazakov joined the MA program in Fall 2018. His research interests include: Russian/Soviet history, history of memory, authoritarianism, totalitarianism, Stalinism, Eastern Europe, the Cold War.

Yuri graduated in October 2020.

MA Thesis

Dream Diplomacy: B.A. Bakhmeteff, V.A. Maklakov, and White Émigré Influence on Franco-Soviet Interwar Relations
Advisor: Catherine Evtuhov


  • MA in European History, Politics, and Society - Columbia University, 2020
  • BA in History - CUNY Hunter College

Awards & Fellowships

  • 2019 - Thesis Fieldwork Grant, European Institute