Steven G. Jug

Steven G. Jug
Temporary Lecturer in Russian and Area Studies
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Research/Teaching Interests

  • Modern Russia, Southeastern Europe, East Central Europe

  • Masculinity and Gender History

  • Martial Arts Studies

  • Military History


Ph.D., Russian History, University of Illinois, 2013

M.A., History, University of Toronto, 2004

B.A., History, University of Toronto, 2003

Courses Taught at Baylor

  • Elementary Russian I & II (RUS 1301 & 1302)

  • Introduction to Slavic Studies I & II (SEES 2380 & 2381)

  • Asian Studies (AST 2380)

Selected Publications

Book Chapters

  • “Forces spirituelles et physiques sans précédent. Réappropriation du sambo par l’Église orthodoxe en Russie” [ “Unprecedented Spiritual and Physical Forces”:  Reclaiming Sambo for Orthodoxy in Russia]”. In L’univers social des arts martiaux [The social universe of martial arts]. Ed. Olivier Bernard. (Québec: Presses de l'Université Laval, 2022) [forthcoming].

  • Reconnoitering Masculine Subjectivities among Soldiers & Officers on Russia’s Fronts, 1914-1917.” In Russian Women and Gender in War and Revolution, 1914-1922. Melissa K. Stockdale and Adele Lindenmeyr, eds. (Bloomington, IN: Slavica Publishers, 2022) [forthcoming].

  • “Mourning Deaths and Constructing Afterlives in the Red Army at War.” In Death & Afterlife. Ed. Candi K. Cann. (New York/London: Routledge, 2018): 136-152.

  • “Sensing Danger: The Red Army during the Second World War.” In Russian History through the Senses: From 1700 to the Present. Matthew P. Romaniello and Tricia Starks, eds. (London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016): 219-240.

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Curriculum Vitae