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University of Delaware117 John Munroe HallNewark, DE 19716<div class="ExternalClass23AC03FC59604CED81F366EE324563D5"><p>​David Shearer specializes in Soviet and twentieth-century European history. He received his B.A. from Ohio State University in 1974 and his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1988. His publications include <em>Industry, State, and Society in Stalin’s Russia, 1926-1934</em> (Cornell University Press, 1996/1997), <em>Policing Stalin’s Socialism: Repression and Social Order in the Soviet Union, 1924-1953</em> (Yale University Press, 2009), and articles on Soviet historiography and social history of the 1920s and 1930s. He is currently compiling and editing a collection of Soviet political police documents from the 1930s, and he is working on a new monograph length research project: the history of Russian and Soviet exploration in Central Asia. More generally, Professor Shearer has an interest in the changing notions of modernity. In addition to other courses, he leads a graduate seminar on this topic.</p></div><div class="ExternalClassB7B2CA73149E4107B5400C0733640812"><h4>Books:</h4><ul><li><em>Stalin and the Lubianka: A Documentary History of the Political Police and Security Organs in the Soviet Union, 1922–1953</em> with Vladimir Khaustov (Yale University Press, 2015)</li><li><em>Stalinskii voennyi sotsializm. Repressii i obshchestvennyi poryadok v Sovetskom Soyuze, 1924-1953</em> (Moscow, Rosspen, 2014)</li><li><em>Policing Stalin’s Socialism: Repression and Social Order in the Soviet Union, 1924-1953</em> (Yale University Press, 2009)</li><li><em>Industry, State, and Society in Stalin's Russia, 1926-1934</em> (Cornell University Press, 1996)</li></ul></div>Publicationsdshearer@udel.eduhttps://www.history.udel.edu/Documents%20Bios%20CVs/faculty/shearer-david-cv.pdfShearer, David<img alt="Professor David Shearer" src="/Images%20Bios/faculty/shearer.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Thomas Muncy Keith Professor of History

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