Acclaimed Historian Stephen Kotkin Joins Hoover Institution as Kleinheinz Senior Fellow
Mon, 09/05/2022 – 15:27
Hoover Institution (Stanford, CA) – Award-winning educator, prolific author, and renowned historian of Russia-Eurasia, authoritarianism, and geopolitics Stephen Kotkin has joined the Hoover Institution full time as the Kleinheinz Senior Fellow. This appointment, supported through the generosity of Hoover overseer John Kleinheinz, will be concurrent with Kotkin’s post as senior fellow at Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies. Both appointments are effective September 1, 2022.
Kotkin comes to the Hoover Institution after an illustrious career spanning three decades at Princeton University, where he was the Birkelund Professor of History and International Affairs, a title he retains as emeritus.
“Stephen Kotkin is a true historian, a dedicated educator, and a scholar of the highest caliber,” said Tad and Dianne Taube Director Condoleezza Rice. “The Hoover Institution is fortunate to announce him as our newest senior fellow, whose work and expertise will help to further policies to address the many complex global challenges facing us in the twenty-first century.”
In the coming academic year, Kotkin will launch and lead Hoover’s History Lab, a hub for research, teaching, and the convening of scholars and practitioners. The …read more
Source:: Hoover Institution