Sarah Cameron

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Sarah Cameron, University of Maryland. Assistant Professor of History. Prof. Cameron is a historian of Russia and the Soviet Union, with a particular research interest in the societies and cultures of Central Asia.  Her book manuscript in progress, The Hungry Steppe: Famine, Mass Violence and the Making of Soviet Kazakhstan, examines a little known episode of Stalinist modernization, the Kazakh famine of 1930-33. She received her PhD in 2010 from Yale University, where her dissertation won the John Addison Porter Prize for the best dissertation in the Arts and Sciences (co-winner, 2011) and the Turner Prize for the most outstanding dissertation in European History (2011).