Steven M. Miner

Steven M. Miner, Professor of History and Director of the Contemporary History Institute, studied at King’s College, London, Rice University, and Indiana University. He is a specialist in recent Russian/Soviet and East European history. His first book, Between Churchill and Stalin: The Soviet Union, Great Britain, and the Origins of the Grand Alliance (1988), won the American Historical Association’s 1991 George Louis Beer prize for the best book of the year in European history. His latest book is Stalin’s ‘Holy War’: Religion, Nationalism, and Alliance Politics, 1941-1945 (2003). He is currently at work on a history of the Soviet Union during the Second World War, tentatively entitled The Furies Unleashed: The Soviet People at War, 1941-1945, to be published in the United States by HarperCollins and in Great Britain by Bloomsbury. He is also the author of numerous articles, book chapters, and review essays.

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593-4356
miner@ohio.edu