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Tabitha Cochran

PhD Candidate

Research Interests

Ukraine, women's movements, childhood and childrearing, nationalism, 20th century, global history


MS in Library and Information Sciences, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), 2022

MA in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, UIUC, 2022

BA in Russian Studies and International Studies, Macalester College, 2013


Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Fellow, Ukrainian, 2020-2022

FLAS Fellow, Polish, 2023-2024

Awards and Honors

Association for Women in Slavic Studies Graduate Essay Prize, 2023 - "Ukrainians To Their Very Soul: Discourses on Motherhood and Revolutionary Reproduction in Interwar Ukraine (1932-1936)"

Frederick S. Rodkey Memorial Prize in Russian History, History Department, UIUC, 2023

Additional Campus Affiliations

Curator of Russian Books of the 18th Centurydigital collection by the Slavic Reference Service,

REEES Collections and Services Assistant

Slavic Reference Service Assistant

Recent Publications

Contributing reviewer in Laurence H. Miller, "Reference Books of 2021–2022: A Selection," in Slavic Review 82, no. 2 (Summer 2023), 575-585.

Contributing reviewer in Laurence H. Miller, "Reference Books of 2020–2021: A Selection," in Slavic Review 81, no. 2 (Summer 2022), 566-575.