Timothy Snyder

Richard C. Levin Professor of History, Yale University

Richard C. Levin Professor of History at Yale University. Permanent Fellow, Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna. Doctorate from University of Oxford (1997), British Marshall Scholar. Has held fellowships in Paris, Vienna, and Warsaw, and an Academy Scholarship at Harvard. Speaks five and reads ten European languages. Member of various boards. Among other publications: eight single-authored books, all of which have been translated: “Nationalism, Marxism, and Modern Central Europe: A Biography of Kazimierz Kelles-Krauz” (1998, second edition 2017); “The Reconstruction of Nations: Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, Belarus, 1569-1999 (2003)”; “Sketches from a Secret War: A Polish Artist’s Mission to Liberate Soviet Ukraine” (2005); “The Red Prince: The Secret Lives of a Habsburg Archduke” (2008); “Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin” (2010); and “Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning” (2015); “On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century” (2017); “The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America” (2018). Work has been translated into more than 40 languages and has won numerous honours, including a Literature Award, American Academy of Arts and Letters; Leipzig Award for European Understanding; Hannah Arendt Prize in Political Thought; award of the Dutch Auschwitz Committee.