Andy Bruno

Andy Bruno is an environmental historian of Russia and the Soviet Union. He works as an Associate Professor in the Department of History and Faculty Associate in Environmental Studies at Northern Illinois University. His first book, The Nature of Soviet Power: An Arctic Environmental History, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2016. He has also published journal articles in Environmental History, Kritika, Isis, REGION, and the International Review of Social History and chapters in several edited volumes. In 2017-2018, he was awarded a Fellowship in Aerospace History from National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the History of Science Society to study the history of the Tunguska explosion of 1908 and the efforts to understand it. On June 30, 2018 he will be visiting the site of the Tunguska explosion.