Dr. Sharon A. Kowalsky

Associate Professor, Department Head,
Director of Gender Studies, Graduate Advisor
Education: PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2004
Office: Ferguson Social Sciences Building, 105
Phone: 903-886-5627
Email address: Sharon.Kowalsky@tamuc.edu

Research Interests
Russian and Soviet History, Women's History, History of Crime and Deviance

Recent Publications
"Transforming Society: Criminologists, Violence, and Family in War and Revolution” in Russia’s Home Front in War and Revolution, 1914-22, Book 2: The Experience of War and Revolution. eds. Adele Lindenmeyr, Christopher Read, and Peter Waldron. Bloomington, IN: Slavica Publishers, 2016.

"Continuity and Change: Russian and Early Soviet Criminology and the Criminal Woman” in The Oxford Handbook of the History of Crime and Criminal Justice. eds. Paul Knepper and Anja Johansen. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.

"Peace, Land, and Bread: The Russian Revolution" in Themes in Modern European History: Social Movements and Cultural Currents, 1789-1945, ed. Vandana Joshi. New Delhi, India: Orient BlackSwan, 2010. 

Deviant Women: Female Crime and Criminology in Revolutionary Russia, 1880-1930. DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois University Press, 2009.

Professional Service
President, Southern Conference on Slavic Studies (SCSS) (2017-2019)
Board Member, Association of Women in Slavic Studies (AWSS)
Book Review Editor, AWSS
Editorial Board, Aspasia

Recent Courses Taught-Undergraduate
U.S. History from 1865
The Cold War
Europe 1648-1848
Europe From 1848
Women in Modern Europe
Urban Underworlds

Recent Courses Taught-Graduate
Colloquium in Modern European History
Comparative European Revolutions
World War I in Europe: The Home Front