Geoffrey Hosking

Has taught at the universities of Essex, Wisconsin (Madison), Köln and Cambridge.
1984-2007 Professor of Russian History, School of Slavonic & East European Studies, University of London (from 1999 University College London)
Author of numerous works on Russian history, including Russia and the Russians (Harvard UP and Penguin, 2nd edition, 2011). Also Trust: money, markets and society (Seagull Books, 2010); Trust: a History (Oxford University Press, 2014)