Sean Griffin

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Sean Griffin is an interdisciplinary scholar of Russia and Ukraine. His research focuses primarily on the history of the Orthodox Church and its role in the making of cultural memory: from the liturgy and chronicles of medieval Kyiv, to the blockbuster films and digital propaganda of modern Moscow. His newest book, The Sacred Reign of Vladimir Putin: Orthodoxy, Media, and the Politics of Memory, will be published with Cornell University Press.

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Selected Publications

Works In Progress

The Sacred Reign of Vladimir Putin: Orthodoxy, Media, and the Politics of Memory (under contract with Cornell University Press)

Russian Orthodoxy in Alaska: Old World Faith in the New World (documentary film)