The Department of History
Phone: (646) 312-4317
Andrew Sloin is an Assistant Professor of History, specializing in Russian, East European, Soviet, and Jewish history. His research focuses on the relationship between economy, politics, and culture in the Soviet Union during the interwar period. Professor Sloin is broadly interested in questions of nations and empire, Yiddish culture, the history of socialism and the Left, the history of capitalism, and social theory. Prior to arriving at Baruch, he taught History and Jewish Studies at Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana. He’s currently completing his first manuscript, Toiling in Soviet Babel: Labor, Political Culture, and the Jewish Revolution in Soviet Belorussia, which focuses on the economic and political transformation of Belorussian Jewry in the aftermath of the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917. He is also a member of the board of editors for the journal Critical Historical Studies. Professor Sloin received his B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College and a joint-Ph.D. in History and Jewish Studies from the University of Chicago.