Peter Tanchak

Olga Bertelsen, Ph.D. (University of Nottingham), is a writer in residence at New York University and research fellow of the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute. She held fellowships at the Harriman Institute (Columbia University) and the Munk School of Global Affairs (University of Toronto) and has published monographs on the Ukrainian theater “Berezil” (Smoloskyp, 2016) and Ukraine’s House of Writers in the 1930s (Pittsburgh, 2013) as well as translated documents on the persecution of Zionists in Ukraine (On the Jewish Street, 2011). She is currently preparing books for publication on Stalin’s terror in Ukraine, post-Soviet imperial consciousness among Russian writers, and the social history of Ukraine’s 1932-1933 famine.