Russian and East European Studies
Department Chair:
Arlene Forman

Administrative Assistant:
Polly Bratton

Department Email:

Phone: (440) 775-8650
Fax: (440) 775-6355

Peters Hall 222
50 N. Professor St.
Oberlin, OH, 44074

Heather Hogan

Heather Hogan

Professor of History Emeritus

Heather Hogan

Professor Heather Hogan-Emeritis

Photography by Russell Kornblith

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Arts, Northwestern University
  • Master of Arts, University Michigan Ann Arbor
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan Ann Arbor

In addition to the survey of Russian history from the 10th century to the present, Heather Hogan variously offers course work on early modern Russia, the 19th-century intelligentsia, Russia's interactions with Central Asia, and Stalinism. Her research  interests include late imperial labor history and 19th- to 20th-century Central Asia. She is author of Forging Revolution: Metalworkers, Managers, and the State in St. Petersburg, 1890-1914 (Indiana, 1993). On July 1, 2010, she began a three year appointment as Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences for faculty development.