Sean McMeekin, Ph.D.
Dr. Sean McMeekin is a member of the Academic Council of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation and the Francis Flournoy Professor of European History and Culture at Bard College. He is the author of The Russian Revolution, The Russian Origins of the First World War, and History’s Greatest Heist: The Looting of Russia by the Bolsheviks. McMeekin holds a B.A. from Stanford University, an M.A. and a Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley. After completing his postdoctoral fellowship at New York University’s Remarque Institute, McMeekin also studied at University of Paris 7, Moscow State University, Humboldt University, and Mezhdunarodny Universitet, Moscow and taught at Yale and two universities in Turkey (Koç University, Istanbul and Bilkent University, Ankara).