Assistant Professor (Universitair Docent) of East European Studies. He teaches BA and MA level courses on Russian, Central Asian, and Cold War history.
Artemy has a PhD and an MA from the LSE in International History and a BA from the George Washington University. He is the author of A Long Goodbye: The Soviet Withdrawal from Afghanistan (Harvard University Press, 2011), and co-editor with Sergey Radchenko, of The End of the Cold War and the Third World (Routledge: 2011), as well as the Routledge Handbook of Cold War Studies with Craig Daigle (2014). More recently, he co-edited Reassessing Orientalism: Interlocking Orientologies in the Cold War Era (2015) and is a co-author of the forthcoming Missionaries of Modernity: Advisory Missions and the Struggle for Hegemony in Afghanistan and Beyond. His current research is focused on the politics and practices of development in Soviet Central Asia. A Veni grant from the Dutch Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) has made it possible for him to spend extended periods of time traveling and living in the region and in Russia, conducting archival research and oral histories. Articles based on this research have appeared or will appear in Ab Imperio (2013), Asiatische Studien (2015), Kritika(2016), and Cahiers du Monde Russe (2016).
Artemy's academic work has also appeared in the Journal of Cold War Studies, Cold War History, and a number of edited collections. His writing has also been published in Foreign Policy, National Journal, Foreign Affairs, and the Washington Post.