Publications

“Second World Urbanity: Infrastructures of Utopia and Really Existing Socialism,” introductory essay co-authored with Daria Bocharnikova for special issue of the Journal of Urban History, online first publication May 2017; forthcoming in print in January 2018.

“Soviet Mass Housing and the Communist Way of Life,” in Everyday Life in Russia Past and Present, eds., Choi Chatterjee, David L. Ransel, Mary Cavender, and Karen Petrone (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2015). Harris–Soviet Mass Housing and the Communist Way of Life

Communism on Tomorrow Street: Mass Housing and Everyday Life after Stalin (Washington, DC and Baltimore: Woodrow Wilson Center Press and the Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013).

Two Lessons in Modernism: What the Architectural Review and America’s Mass Media Taught Soviet Architects about the West, Trondheim Studies on East European Cultures and Societies 31 (Trondheim: Norges Teknisk-Naturvitenskapelige Universitet, 2010). Harris–Two Lessons in Modernism

“‘I Know All the Secrets of My Neighbors’: The Quest for Privacy in the Era of the Separate Apartment,” in Borders of Socialism: Private Spheres of Soviet Russia, ed. Lewis H. Siegelbaum (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006), 171-189. Harris — I Know All the Secrets of My Neighbors

“‘We Too Want to Live in Normal Apartments’: Soviet Mass Housing and the Marginalization of the Elderly under Khrushchev and Brezhnev,” The Soviet and Post-Soviet Review 32, no. 2-3 (2005): 143-174. Harris–We Too Want to Live in Normal Apartments

REVIEW ESSAYS AND BOOK REVIEWS:

Review of Christine Varga-Harris, Stories of House and Home: Soviet Apartment Life during the Khrushchev Years (Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2015) forthcoming in the Journal of Contemporary History.

Review of Katherine Lebow, Unfinished Utopia: Nowa Huta, Stalinism, and Polish Society, 1949-56 (Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2013) in East Central Review 42, Issue 2-3 (2015): 343-347. Harris–Review of Unfinished Utopia

Review of Heather D. DeHaan, Stalinist City Planning: Professionals, Performance, and Power (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2013) in Canadian Slavonic Papers: Revue canadienne des slavistes: An Interdisciplinary Journal Devoted to Central and Eastern Europe 55, Nos. 3-4 (September-December/septembre-décembre 2013): 563-564. Harris–Review of Stalinist City Planning

“In Search of ‘Ordinary’ Russia: Everyday Life in the NEP, the Thaw, and the Communal Apartment,” Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History 6, 3 (Summer 2005): 583-614. Harris — In Search of Ordinary Russia

TRANSLATIONS (French to English):

Yves Cohen, “The Cult of Number One in an Age of Leaders,” Kritika: Explorations in Russian & Eurasian History 8, no. 3 (2007): 597-634.