Dr. Natalie Belsky


  • Jewish Life and Identity in Russia and the Soviet Union


  • PhD, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • MA, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • BA, New York University, New York, NY


Dr. Natalie Belsky is an Assistant Professor of History in the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Her areas of expertise include Soviet history, Soviet Jewish history, and World War II history. She is currently finishing a project on civilian evacuation in the Soviet Union during the Second World War. She has received fellowships from the Kennan Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, both based in Washington, DC, and Yad Vashem in Jerusalem.