Elidor Mëhilli holds a PhD from Princeton University and undergraduate degrees from Cornell. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Hunter College, City University of New York, where he teaches European and international history. Prior to this position, he held a Mellon fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania and a post-doctoral fellowship at Columbia University. He has also held visiting appointments at the Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung (Potsdam, Germany) and at Birkbeck College (London). His own research has appeared in The Journal of Cold War Studies, Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History, International History Review, and a number of edited volumes. His forthcoming book will o er the first archive- based account of Albania’s communist dictatorship, one of the most brutal in Europe’s recent history. Outside of his academic work, he has written on soccer and Balkan nationalism for Quartz.com, on denial and remembrance in Srebrenica for Conversation.com, and on the Mediterranean prehistory of the refugee crisis. For the past decade, he has also published over 30 editorials in the largest Albanian daily newspapers (Shqip, Shekulli, MAPO) on history, politics, education policy, and current affairs. He lives in New York City. Elidor is a Humanity in Action Senior Fellow (The Netherlands 2003).
Updated June 2015
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