Past Member

Kristen Rogheh Ghodsee

Affiliation

Social Science

Field of Study

Ethnography of Eastern Europe, socialism, and postsocialism

Home Institution

University of Pennsylvania

Dates at IAS

Member
School of Social Science

Degrees

University of California, Berkeley
Ph.D.
2002
University of California, Berkeley
M.A.
1997
University of California, Santa Cruz
B.A.
1993

Honors

2015
Barbara Heldt Prize for Best Book by a woman in Slavic/Eurasian/East European Studies from the Association of Women in Slavic Studies (Honorable Mention)
2011
William A. Douglass Prize for the Best Book in Europeanist Anthropology from the Society for the Anthropology of Europe of the American Anthropological Association
2011
Harvard Davis Center Book Prize in Political and Social Studies from the Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies (formerly AAASS) for the best monograph published on Russia, Eurasia, or Eastern Europe in the social sciences (anthropolog
2011
John D. Bell prize for the Best Book in any field of Bulgarian Studies from the Bulgarian Studies Association
2011
Ethnographic Fiction Prize from the Society for Humanistic Anthropology of the American Anthropological Association for the short story "Tito Trivia"
2010
Barbara Heldt Prize for Best Book by a woman in Slavic/Eurasian/East European Studies from the Association of Women in Slavic Studies

Appointments

Aleksanteri Institute at the University of Helsinki, Finland
2016
Fellow
Imre Kertesz Kolleg at the F. Schiller Universität - Jena, Germany
2015–2016
Fellow
Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS)
2014–2015
Fellow
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
2012–2013
Fellow
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
2010–2011
Fellow
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
2005–2006
Fellow