Stephen G. Wheatcroft

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Stephen G. Wheatcroft (b. June 1, 1947)[1] is professor of the School of Historical Studies, University of Melbourne. His research interests include Russian pre-revolutionary and Soviet social, economic and demographic history, as well as famine and food supply problems in modern world history, the impact of media on history, and in recent developments in Russian and Ukrainian society.[2]

Wheatcroft was named a fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia in 2005.[3]


  • R. W. Davies, Mark Harrison, S. G. Wheatcroft, The Economic Transformation of the Soviet Union, 1913–1945, Cambridge University Press, 1994, ISBN 0-521-45152-3
  • R. W. Davies and S. G. Wheatcroft, The Years of Hunger: Soviet Agriculture, 1931–33, 2004
  • (co-editor; publication of archival materials) The Tragedy of the Soviet Village, 1927-1939 in Russian
  • Challenging Traditional Views of Russian History (Palgrave 2002),