Vadim Koukouchkine is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of History at Carleton University. He specializes in the history of early twentieth-century labour immigration to Canada from the Russian Empire.
He was born in 1969 in Chelyabinsk, Russia, has a BA in history from Chelyabinsk State University (1991) and MA in Canadian history from Perm State University (1994). From 1992 until 1999 he taught Canadian, American and European history as lecturer and later Assistant Professor at Chelyabinsk State University. In 1996-97 he was a Junior Fulbright fellow at the University of North Dakota. He is the author of several articles on the history of Canadian imperialism and nationalism and the history of emigration from Russia to Canada.
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