Serhii Plokhy is one of the most widely known historians working today, and a leading authority on Ukraine, Russia, and Eastern Europe who has conducted numerous studies on the history of modern warfare and the Cold War. Plokhy is the Mykhailo Hrushevsky Professor of Ukrainian history and Director of the Ukranian Research Institute at Harvard University. He is also the New York Times bestselling author of "The Gates of europe'' and "Nuclear Folly," with many of his works being translated into different languages. Previously, Plokhy was Professor of history at the university of Alberta. He was acting Director of Canadian Institute for Ukrainian Studies and Director of the institute's Peter Jacyk Centre for Ukrainian Historical Research for 10 years.
The Last empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union Basic Books (2015)
Yalta: The Price of Peace Viking/Penguin (2010; 2011)
Religion and Nation in Modern Ukraine (with Frank E. Sysyn) Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Press (2003)