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Melissa Chakars, PhD

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Melissa Chakars, PhD

  • Associate Professor of History
    Saint Joseph’s University
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Dr. Chakars’s work includes her book, The Socialist Way of Life in Siberia: The Buryat Transformation (Central European University Press, 2014), several articles on empire, media, and gender in Buryatia, as well as a co-edited volume titled Modernization, Nation-Building, and Television History (Routledge, 2015). Her current project is a history of Buddhism in the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union.

RESEARCH TOPICS

  • History
  • Buryatia
  • Mongolia
  • Tuva
  • Kalmykia
  • Siberia
  • Buddhism
  • Socialism
  • Russian Empire
  • Soviet Union