History alumnus Roberto Carmack (PhD, 2015) has recently published a book based on his dissertation research at UW-Madison. The book is titled Kazakhstan in World War II: Mobilization and Ethnicity in the Soviet Empire (University Press of Kansas, 2019). During his time at UW-Madison, Carmack was advised by Professor Francine Hirsch. Currently, he is an independent historian living in the Washington DC area, and is a member of the US Army Reserves. To read more about the book, see University Press of Kansas.