Zhuk, Sergei I. 1958-

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Zhuk, Sergei I. 1958-


Born December 18, 1958, in Valutino, U.S.S.R. (now Ukraine); son of Ivan (an engineer) and Valentina (a librarian) Zhuk; married Irina Kozintseva (an interpreter), February 5, 1981; children: Andrey S. Ethnicity: "Ukrainian." Education: Institute of World History of the U.S.S.R., Ph.D., 1987; Dniepropetrovsk University, doctorate, 1996; Johns Hopkins University, Ph.D., 2002. Politics: Liberal. Religion: Orthodox Christian.


Home—Muncie, IN. Office—Department of History, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 67306. E-mail—[email protected].


Dniepropetrovsk University, Dniepropetrovsk, Ukraine, associate professor of history, 1989-97; Ball State University, Muncie, IN, assistant professor of history, 2003—.


American Historical Association, Organization of American Historians, American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies.


Russia's Lost Reformation, Woodrow Wilson Center Press (Washington, DC), 2004.


Sergei I. Zhuk told CA: "I write because I love history and I like to tell stories about history."