Andreas Umland is currently senior lecturer at Kyiv’s Mohyla Academy with the German Academic Exchange Service. He has formerly been Thyssen fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution in 1997-99, and Harvard’s Weatherhead Center in 2001-02; Bosch lecturer at Yekaterinburg’s Urals State University in 1999-2001, and Kyiv’s Mohyla Academy in 2003/2005; temporary lecturer at St. Antony’s College Oxford in January-December 2004; German Academic Exchange Service lecturer at Kyiv’s Shevchenko University in 2005-2008; and Research Fellow at Eichstaett’s Catholic University in 2008-2010. Andreas Umland has published widely in academic journals and in the press, and is also editor of the book series Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics and Society ( He is co-editor of: Geistes- und sozialwissenschaftliche Hochschullehre in Osteuropa. Vols 1-4 (Frankfurt/Main: Peter Lang 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009; with T. Keith and M. Bürgel), Fascism Past and Present, West and East (Stuttgart: ibidem-Verlag 2006, with R. Griffin and W. Loh), Aspects of the Orange Revolution. Vols 3-5 (Stuttgart: ibidem-Verlag 2007, with Ingmar Bredies and Valentin Yakushik) as well as of the journals Forum noveishchei vostochnoevropeiskoi istorii i kul’tury and Forum für osteuropäische Ideen- und Zeitgeschichte. He is administrator of the webarchive and biweekly bulletin “Russian Nationalism” at