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Hiroaki Kuromiya

Emeritus Professor of History

Department of History

IU; IU Bloomington


  • B.A. at Tokyo University, 1977
  • M.A. at Tokyo University, 1979
  • Ph.D. at Princeton University, 1985

Courses Taught

  • Various courses related to the history of Russia, Ukraine, and the Soviet Union as well as Stalin and Mao
  • The Cold War and World War II



 The Eurasian Triangle: Russia, the Caucasus, and Japan, 1904-1945. Warsaw- Berlin: De Gruyter Open, 2016 (co-authored with Georges Mamoulia); аn electronic version is available free at:   

• Зрозуміти Донбас. Київ: Дух і Літера, 2015 (Russian version: Понять Донбасс. Київ: Дух і Літера, 2015).

• Conscience on Trial: The Fate of Fourteen Pacifists in Stalin's Ukraine, 1952—1953. Toronto, Buffalo and London: University of Toronto Press, 2012.

  • Między Warszawą a Tokio: Polsko-Japońska współpraca wywiadowcza 1904--1944. Toruń: Adam Marszałek, 2009 (co-authored with Andrzej Pepłoński).       
  • The Voices of the Dead: Stalin's Great Terror in the 1930s. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2007  [Polish edition: Głosy straconych. Warsaw: Amber, 2008. Compact disc sound disc, Princeton, N.J.: Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2009].                                                                                         
  • Stalin (Profiles in Power). Harlow, UK: Longman, 2005 [Compact disc sound disc, Princeton, N.J.: Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic,  2009].                                    
  • Freedom and Terror in the Donbas: A Ukrainian-Russian Borderland, 1870s-1990s. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1998 [Ukrainian edition: Свобода і терор у Донбасі: Українсько-російське прикордоння, 1870-1990-і роки. Київ: Основи. 2002].                                                                                         
  • Stalin’s Industrial Revolution: Politics and Workers, 1928-1932. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1988.