Eric Schmaltz is Associate Professor of History at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, where he is also the Co-Executive Director of the Institute for Citizenship Studies. He has a Ph.D. in history from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. Much of his research focuses on ethnic Germans in Russia and the former Soviet Union. He is editor of Heritage Review, which is published by the Germans from Russia Heritage Society (GRHS).
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