Stephen G. Wheatcroft

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Stephen George Wheatcroft[1] FASSA (born 1 June 1947)[2] is a Professorial Fellow of the School of Historical Studies at the 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.[3] Wheatcroft speaks Russian fluently and has spent a good portion of his career researching in the Soviet archives, and he played a major role in publishing materials from the archives.[4][5]

Wheatcroft was named a fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia in 2005.[6]

Selected works[edit]


  • Davies, R. W.; Harrison, Mark; Wheatcroft, S. G. (1994). The Economic Transformation of the Soviet Union, 1913–1945. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-45152-9.
  • (co-editor; publication of archival materials) The Tragedy of the Soviet Village, 1927-1939 2001 in Russian
  • Wheatcroft, S. G., ed. (2002). Challenging Traditional Views of Russian History. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 978-0333754610.
  • Davies, R. W.; Wheatcroft, S. G. (2004). The Industrialisation of Soviet Russia Volume 5: The Years of Hunger: Soviet Agriculture 1931-1933. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 978-0-230-23855-8.



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  2. ^ "Stephen G. Wheatcroft Australian historian". VIAF. Retrieved 28 December 2015.
  3. ^ "Professor Stephen Wheatcroft". 17 December 2015. Retrieved 28 December 2015.
  4. ^ "The professor who came in from the cold". Pursuit. University of Melbourne. 18 August 2015. Retrieved 2 November 2017.
  5. ^ Holbrook, Carolyn (28 February 2018). "Welcome Professor Stephen Wheatcroft". Deakin University. Retrieved 16 August 2018.
  6. ^ "Academy Fellows - Professor Stephen Wheatcroft". Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia. Archived from the original on 6 January 2016. Retrieved 28 December 2015.