Department of History
University of Georgia, USA
Dr. Joseph Kellner is assistant professor of Russian history at the University of Georgia, USA. His forthcoming book is a cultural history of the collapse of the USSR, focused on the highly visible flourishing of radical new worldviews and spiritualities that emerged at that time. It is due out in late 2024 with Cornell University Press.
The book’s first chapter, on late- and post-Soviet astrology, was published in 2019 as “As Above, So Below: Astrology and the Fate of Soviet Scientism.” Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History 20, no. 4 (Fall 2019): 783-812.