Personal profile


Peter Waldron is a specialist in modern Russian history and culture and is Emeritus Professor, after working at UEA for more than a decade. He joined UEA in 2007, having previously worked at the University of Sunderland, University College Cork and Durham University. His books include Radical Russia: Art, Culture and Revolution (2017), Governing Tsarist Russia (Palgrave, 2007), Between Two Revolutions: Stolypin and the Politics of Renewal in Russia (UCL Press, 1998), The End of Imperial Russia, 1855-1917 (Macmillan, 1997) and Russia of the Tsars (Thames and Hudson, 2011). He curated the exhibition 'Radical Russia' as part of the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts' Russia Season in 2017. His current work focusses on Russia's experience during the First World War and he has edited three volumes in the Russia's Great War and Revolution series.

He is past-president of the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies (BASEES) and is a member of the Executive Committee of the International Council for Central and East European Studies.


Key Research Interests

Modern Russian and East European history

Areas of Expertise

History and politics of Russia.