Jisoo Hong.jpgPh.D.  Student
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Advisor: Ethan Pollock
Research Interests: Oil in the former Soviet Union with a focus on the rise of oilmen and the reimagining of the political economy of the Soviet Union through oil.

Jisoo Hong studies the history of oil in the former Soviet Union. Particularly, she is focusing on the rise of oilmen since the 1960s, in which oilmen reimagined the political economy of the Soviet Union through oil and transformed their country into a global “petro-state.”