MATTHEW PAULY (Ph.D., Indiana University) is an assistant professor in the Department of History, Michigan State University. His research interests are Russian, Eastern European, and Central Eurasian History, Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries; History of Education; History of Childhood; Nationalism and Nationalities Studies; Language Policy; International Relations; History of Human Rights.

CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECT

“Raising ‘Nobody’s Children’: Juvenile Poverty, Crime, and Salvation in the City of Odessa, 1880-1940”