Lankov, Andrei N(ikolaevich) 1963-
LANKOV, Andrei N(ikolaevich) 1963-
PERSONAL: Born July 26, 1963, in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg), U.S.S.R. (now Russia); son of Valentina Algazina Lankova (a tram driver). Education: Leningrad State University, M.A., 1986, Ph.D., 1989.
CAREER: Leningrad State University, Leningrad (now St. Petersburg), USSR (now Russia), assistant professor, 1990-92; Chungang University, Seoul, Korea, lecturer, 1992-94; Osan College, Osan, Korea, lecturer, 1995-96; Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, lecturer in Chinese and Korean studies, 1996—.
Crisis in North Korea: The Failure of DeStalinization, 1956, University of Hawaii Press (Honolulu, HI), 2004.
Author of three books in Russian and two books in Korean. Columnist for Korea Times and for a Russian publication. Contributor to academic journals.
WORK IN PROGRESS: All Things Modern: Everyday Life in Modern Korea; Soviet Koreans and the Foundation of the DPRK; two books in Russian; research on North Korean history, the history of everyday life in Korea, and the history of Seoul, Korea.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
History: Review of New Books, spring, 2003, Jack L. Hammersmith, review of From Stalin to Kim Il Sung: The Formation of North Korea, 1945-1960, p. 127.