Theodora Dragostinova

Theodora Dragostinova is an Associate Professor of History at The Ohio State University where she teaches classes on eastern Europe, comparative nationalism, communism and the Cold War, and migration in modern Europe. She is the author of Between Two Motherlands: Nationality and Emigration among the Greeks of Bulgaria, 1900-1949 (Cornell University Press, 2011) and Beyond Mosque, Church, and State: Alternative Narratives of the Nation in the Balkans (Central European University Press, 2016). Her current research project explores the global Cold War through a case study of Bulgarian cultural diplomacy in the West, East, and the Third World. A native of Bulgaria, Professor Dragostinova received her PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and has been on the Ohio State‚Äôs faculty since 2007.