JAKOBSON, Michael. Also writes as Mikhail Iakobson. American (born Russia), b. 1939. Genres: Novels, History. Career: West Virginia University, Morgantown, assistant professor of history, 1989-91; University of Toledo, OH, associate professor, 1991-98, professor of history, 1999-. Publications: Guide to the Boris I. Nicolaevsky Collection, 1989; Origins of the GULAG: The Soviet Prison-Camp System, 1917-1934, 1992; Musical Folklore of the Gulag as Historical Source 1917-1939, 1998; Musical Folklore of the Gulag as Historical Source 1940-1990, 2001. Address: Department of History, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, U.S.A.