Rossman, Vadim 1964-

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ROSSMAN, Vadim 1964-


Born November 24, 1964, in Cheboksary, U.S.S.R. (now Russia); son of Iosif (a professor) and Nadezhda (a teacher of mathematics; maiden name, Nikolaeva) Rossman; married Geanna (a financial analyst); children: Michael, Julia. Ethnicity: "Russian Jewish." Education: Lomonosov Moscow State University, M.A., 1987; Russian Academy of Sciences, Ph.D. (anthropology and ethics), 1991; Midreshet Yerushalaim Theological Seminary, diploma, 1992; University of Texas at Austin, Ph.D. (intellectual history and political philosophy), 1998, M.P.A., 2000. Hobbies and other interests: Art history, world music, poetry, film history.


Home—12410 Alameda Trace Cr., Apt. 2331, Austin, TX 78727. E-mail—[email protected]


University of Texas at Austin, instructor, 1993-2000; General Motors Co., Detroit, MI, financial analyst for information systems and services, 2000; Broadwing Communications, Austin, senior business analyst, 2000-01; Micromark Labs, Austin, senior marketing analyst, 2002—. Guest speaker at Russian Academy of Sciences, 1997, Rice University, 2000, and other institutions. Translator from English into Russian. Consultant to Deloitte & Touche.


American Philosophical Association, American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, Sigma Xi.


Multiple grants from Vidal Sassoon International Center, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1992-2002; Ford Foundation grant, 1996; Russian Academy of Sciences fellowships to Institute of Far Eastern Studies, 1987-88, and Institute of Philosophy, 1989-91.


Russian Intellectual Antisemitism in the Post-Communist Era, University of Nebraska Press (Lincoln, NE), 2002.

Contributor to reference books and anthologies, including The Stoic Tradition in Ethics, edited by Salam Guseinov, Institute of Philosophy (Moscow, Russia), 1991; and The Other in Russian Culture, edited by Henrietta Mondry, Routledge (New York, NY). Contributor of articles, translations, and reviews to periodicals in the United States and elsewhere, including Current Problems of Mind, Zerkalo, Eastern European Jewish Affairs, Slavic and East European Journal, and Russian Review.


Stories about Exotic Animals, a work of fiction, with Vrej Nikogosian; research on anti-Semitism and sinophobia in the nineteenth century.



Europe-Asia Studies, July, 2003, Anastasia Mitrofanova, review of Russian Intellectual Antisemitism in the Post-Communist Era, p. 815.

Shofar, winter, 2003, review of Russian Intellectual Antisemitism in the Post-Communist Era, p. 199.