DR Greta Bucher

Dr. Greta Bucher




Dr. Bucher has been a member of the History Department since 1995 with areas of expertise in Russian and Soviet history, the history of gender and sexuality, and European history.  Before coming to West Point, Dr. Bucher taught as a graduate student at The Ohio State University, Marion campus and at Illinois Wesleyan University and served as an editorial assistant for two years on The Russian Review. 

Publications & Presentations

 ​"Homosexuality in Ancient and Contemporary Society." In Daily Life through History. ABC-CLIO, http://dailylife2.abc-  clio.com/, 2012.

“Who, what, when, where and why? How Historians Frame Questions about Women's Lives." In Daily Life through History. ABC-CLIO. http://dailylife2.abc-clio.com/, 2010.

“Stalinist Families: Motherhood, Fatherhood and Building the New Soviet Person.” In The Making of Russian History:  Society, Culture, and the Politics of Modern Russia.  Essays in Honor of Allan K. Wildman, eds., Rex Wade and John Steinberg. Slavica, 2009.

 Daily Life in Imperial Russia.  Greenwood Publishing Group, 2008.

 Women, the Bureaucracy and Daily Life in Postwar Moscow, 1945-1953.  East European Monographs, 2006.

 "Ideology and Propaganda in World War II." In Exploring the European Past:  Texts and Images, online resource for European History.  Thomson Learning Custom Publishing, 2002.

 “The Inevitable Revolution” and “Lenin’s Role in the Revolution.” In History in Dispute: World War I, 1914-1918, ed. Dennis Showalter.  Manly Inc., 2002.

“Struggling to Survive: Soviet Women in the Postwar Years,” Journal of Women’s History, (Spring, 2000).

 “Stalin as War Hero,” “Women in WWII,” and “Yalta and the Cold War.” In  History in Dispute: World War II, 1939-1945, ed. Dennis Showalter.  Manly Inc., 2000.

 “Free and Worth Every Kopeck: Women’s Medical Care in the Soviet Union.” In The Human Tradition, ed. William Husband. Scholarly Resources, 2000.

“Women in World War II,” in Loyd Lee and Robin Higham, eds., Handbook on the Literature and Research on World War II. Greenwood Press, 1997.