Brendan McElmeel (he/him/his)

Doctoral Candidate
headshot (photography credit to J. Bachman)

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Ph.D., History, University of Washington (in progress, projected completion in 2024)
M.A., Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009
B.A., History, Michigan State University, 2006
B.A., Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy, Michigan State University, 2006


Luckie Agee Waller Fellowship (2022)
Cohen-Tucker Dissertation Completion Fellowship (2021-2022, declined)
Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies Summer Writing Program (2021)
American Councils Academic Fellowship in Russia (2021)
Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Award (2019-2020)
Doctor Ebba Dahlin Fellowship, UW History Department (2020)
Mellon Fellowship for Reaching New Publics in the Humanities (2017-2018)
Hannouer Recruitment Fellowship, UW History Department (2016-2017)


Courses Taught


Professional Affiliations
The Association for Slavic East European and Eurasian Studies