Barbara Allen. Pennsylvania, USA. Ph.D. in Russian history. Conducted original research on Russian revolutionary Alexander Shlyapnikov and the Workers' Opposition. Extensively edited Wikipedia articles on Alexander Shlyapnikov and Workers' Opposition. Created Wikipedia articles on Sergei Medvedev, Yuri Lutovinov, and Gavril Myasnikov. Native speaker of English. Fluent in Russian. Published articles in Cahiers du Monde Russe, Jahrbücher für Geschichte Osteuropas, The Soviet and Post-Soviet Review, Revolutionary Russia, The NEP Era: Soviet Russia, 1921-1928. Author of Alexander Shlyapnikov, 1885–1937: Life of an Old Bolshevik (Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, January 2015) (http://www.brill.com/products/book/alexander-shlyapnikov-1885-1937).