Associate Professor of History
Ph.D., Soviet History, Russia, Ukraine World War II, Violence
Jeffrey Burds does research in the international history of modern Russia, Ukraine, and the Soviet Union. His current work is devoted to studies of collaboration in the German-occupied Soviet zones during World War II, and the postwar Soviet counterinsurgency in western Ukraine.
His undergraduate courses include surveys of European and Soviet history as well as specialized courses on violence, World War II in the East, and the Soviet Secret Police.
His graduate courses include courses on the historiography and research in Modern European and World history. Professor Burds is also a member of the core faculty in the International Affairs Program.