Dr. Emily BaranDr. Emily Baran

Assistant Professor

CONTACT
E-mail: emily.baran@mtsu.edu
Phone: (615) 898-2634
Office Location and Mailing Address: Peck Hall, Room 272
MTSU Box 23
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

FIELDS: Eastern Europe, Russia, Soviet Union, Religious History, Human Rights

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES TAUGHT:

  • HIST 4330: Russia to the Twentieth Century
  • HIST 4340: Russia in the Twentieth Century
  • HIST 3090: Topics in European History
  • HIST 3070: Topics in World History
  • HIST 1010: Survey Western Civilization I

GRADUATE COURSES TAUGHT:

  • HIST 6010: Historiography
  • HIST 6204: Topics in European History
  • HIST 6205: Research in European History

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS: 
Baran, Emily. '"I Saw the Light:' Former Believer Testimonials in the Soviet Union, 1957-1987." Cahiers du Monde russe 52, no. 1 (2011): 163-84.

Baran, Emily. "Jehovah's Witnesses and Post-Soviet Religious Policy in Moldova and the Transnistrian Moldovan Republic." Journal of Church and State 53, no. 3 (2011): 421-41.

Baran, Emily. "Contested Victims: Jehovah's Witnesses and the Russian Orthodox Church, 1990 to 2004," Religion, State and Society 35, no. 3 (2007): 261-78.

WORKS IN PROGRESS:
Dissent on the Margins: How Soviet Jehovah's Witnesses Defied Communism and Lived to Preach About It (forthcoming with Oxford University Press in spring 2014)

EDUCATION:
Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2011
M.A.,    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2006
B.A.,    Macalester College, 2003

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