Zhuk, Sergei I. 1958-

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Zhuk, Sergei I. 1958-

PERSONAL:

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.

ADDRESSES:

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

CAREER:

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

MEMBER:

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

WRITINGS:

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

SIDELIGHTS:

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