Vassili Schedrin

Dr. Vassili Schedrin is Alfred and Isabel Bader Post-Doctoral Fellow in Jewish History and Coordinator of the Russian and East European Studies Network at Queen's University in Canada. He teaches and studies a variety of topics related to cultural history of Russian Jews from the eighteenth to the twentieth century. He is an author of two books and dozens of articles. His current project is a biography of Solomon Mikhoels, the brightest star of Soviet Yiddish theater and a virtual symbol of Russian Jewish culture.