History PhD Candidate Deirdre Ruscitti Harshman Awarded Midwest Slavic Association’s Student Essay Prize

Deirdre Ruscitti Harshman, PhD Candidate in the History Department, earned first place in the graduate category of the Midwest Slavic Association’s Student Essay Prize for her essay “Cooking Up a New Everyday: Communal Kitchens in the Revolutionary Era, 1890-1935.”

The Midwest Slavic Association’s Student Essay Competition is open to all undergraduate and graduate students attending an institution in the Midwest or that participated in the 2017 Midwest Slavic Conference. For her winning paper, Harshman will receive a one-year membership to ASEEES and will be entered in the ASEEES national essay competition.

Harshman’s research interests include Russian History, Urban History, Everyday Life, Modern European History, Working Class History, and Utopian Studies.


Originally posted on The Ohio State University’s Center for Slavic and East European Studies’ website: https://slaviccenter.osu.edu/news/midwest-slavic-association%E2%80%99s-student-essay-prize-winners-0

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