Yuri Slezkine is Professor of the Graduate School at the University of California, Berkeley; Senior Research Fellow at St. Edmund College, Oxford; Senior Research Associate at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration; and member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He has been a Fellow at the Hoover Institution, the International Institute at the University of Michigan, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin; and served as Distinguished Visiting Professor at Vassar College, Honorary Professor at the University of Nottingham, and Visiting Professor at the Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich and Sciences Po in Paris. His book The Jewish Century (Princeton UP, 2004) has received several awards and has been translated into 10 languages. His most recent book The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution (Princeton UP, 2017) was named among the best books of 2017 by the New York Times, Spectator, Guardian, Economist, London Review of Books, and Le Monde, among others. It has appeared in English, Russian, French, Dutch, German, Italian, Polish, and Estonian. Chinese and Spanish versions are scheduled to appear this year.