|About the Series|
|Alexei Kojevnikov is a senior research associate at the Institute for History of Science and Technology at the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow and an Associate Professor in the Department of History at the University of Georgia. His focus is History of Science and Soviet History; most of his research falls generally within two fields:
* History of Science, in particular of modern physics: the 20th-century scientific revolution brought about by Einstein's relativity and quantum mechanics and leading to the creation of atomic weapons, modern quantum field theory and cosmology;
* History of the Soviet Union, in particular the role of science and scientists in Soviet culture and politics, relationship between science, ideology, and the mlitary; and general social and institutional history of Soviet and Russian science.
Stalin’s Great Science: The Times and Adventures of Soviet Physicists (Imperial College Press and World Scientific, 2004), in press.
Science in Russian Contexts, special issue of Science in Context, vol 15, No. 2, June 2002 (guest editor).
Rockefeller Philanthropies and Soviet Science [in Russian], (St.Petersburg-Moscow: Mezhdunarodnyi fond istorii nauki, 1993).
Paul Dirac and Physics of the Twentieth Century [in Russian], (Moscow: Nauka, 1990) (co-editor, with Boris V. Medvedev).
The Development of Quantum Electrodynamics, 1925-1932 [in Russian], (Moscow: Institut istorii estestvoznaniia i tekhniki, 1989), Ph.D. dissertation published as a series of research papers.