August Brereton


Advisor: Francine Hirsch

August Brereton


I am interested in the intersection of gender, economics, and migration in the Soviet Union and post-Soviet Russia. My M.A. thesis addressed the motivations and experiences of post-Soviet women who married American men though internet agencies in the 1990s and 2000s.


M.A., History, University of Oregon, 2022
B.A., History, University of Idaho, 2018

Field of Study

  • European History

MA Title

  • “From Russia With Love: A Transnational History of Post-Soviet Wives and Their American Husbands”