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Francine Hirsch

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Expert on the history of Russia and the Soviet Union

Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor of History College of Letters and Science — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page Twitter: @FranHirsch


  • Soviet history with a focus on Soviet nationality policy
  • The Nuremberg Trials
  • The history of Soviet-American entanglement


  • Award winning book Soviet Judgment at Nuremberg (2020)
  • Award winning book Empire of Nations (2005)
  • Articles on Lawfare and Just Security about war in Ukraine