Diane P Koenker

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Contact Information

309 Gregory Hall
810 S Wright
M/C 466
Urbana, IL 61801
Professor Emerita

Additional Campus Affiliations

Center for Global Studies
Professor - Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

Highlighted Publications


Koenker, Diane P. Club Red: Vacation Travel and the Soviet Dream. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2013.

Koenker, Diane P. Republic of Labor: Russian Printers and Soviet Socialism, 1918-1930. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005.

Koenker, Diane P, and Ronald Bachman. Revelations from the Russian Archives: Documents in English Translation. Washington DC: Library of Congress, 1997.

Koenker, Diane P, and S.A. Smith. Notes of a Red Guard. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1989.

Koenker, Diane P, William G Rosenberg, and Ronald Grigor Suny. Party, State, and Society in the Russian Civil War: Explorations in Social History. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1989.

Koenker, Diane P, and William G Rosenberg. Strikes and Revolution in Russia, 1917. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1989.

Koenker, Diane. Moscow Workers and the 1917 Revolution. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1981.


Gorsuch, Anne E, and Diane P. Koenker. The Socialist Sixties: Crossing Borders in the Second World. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2013.

Koenker, Diane, and Anne E. Gorsuch. Turizm: Leisure, Travel and Nation Building in Russia, Eastern Europe, and the USSR. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2006.


Koenker, Diane P. "Whose Right to Rest? Contesting the Family Vacation in the Postwar Soviet Union." Comparative Studies in Society and History, vol. 51, no. 2, 2009, p. 401-425.

Koenker, Diane P. "Scripting the Revolutionary Worker Autobiography: Archetypes, Models, Inventions, and Markets." International Review of Social History, vol. 49, no. 3, 2004, p. 371-400.

Koenker, Diane P. "Travel to Work, Travel to Play: On Russian Tourism, Travel, and Leisure." Slavic Review, vol. 62, no. 4, 2003, p. 657-665.

Koenker, Diane P. "Fathers against Sons/Sons against Fathers: The Problem of Generations in the Early Soviet Workplace." Journal of Modern History, vol. 73, 2001, p. 781-810.

Koenker, Diane P. "Factory Tales: Narratives of Industrial Relations in the Transition to NEP." Russian Review, vol. 55, no. 3, 1996, p. 384-411.

Koenker, Diane P. "Men against Women on the Shop Floor in Early Soviet Russia: Gender and Class in the Socialist Workplace." American Historical Review, vol. 100, no. 5, 1995, p. 1438-64.

Koenker, Diane P, and William G Rosenberg. "The Limits of Formal Protest: Worker Activism and Social Polarization in Petrograd and Moscow, 1917." American Historical Review, vol. 92, no. 2, 1987, p. 296-326.

Koenker, Diane P. "Urbanization and Deurbanization in the Russian Revolution and Civil War." Journal of Modern History, vol. 57, 1985, p. 424-450.


Koenker, Diane. "The Proletarian Tourist in the 1930s: Between Mass Excursion and Mass Escape." Turizm: Leisure, Travel and Nation Building in Russia, Eastern Europe, and the USSR, edited by Diane Koenker, edited by Anne Gorsuch. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2006.