Pavel Osinsky, Ph.D.

Courses Taught

  • Classical Sociological Theory
  • Contemporary Sociological Theory
  • Globalization and Population
  • Social Problems

Research Interests

  • Global, Comparative-Historical, and International Sociology
  • Mass Mobilization Wars, State Regimentation, and Society
  • Communist and Post-Communist Societies
  • Empires, Imperialism, and Globalization  

Recent Publications

Pavel Osinsky and Jari Eloranta. 2016. "Historicizing Divergence: A Comparative Analysis of the Revolutionary Crises in Russia and Finland." In Economic History of Warfare and State Formation, edited by Jari Eloranta, Eric Golson, Andrei Markevich, and Nikolaus Wolf. London: Springer.

Pavel Osinsky. 2015. "Modernization as a Factor of Individualization." Eurasia and the World (1): 85-94 (in Russian).

Pavel Osinsky and Jari Eloranta. 2014. "Longitudinal Comparative Historical Analysis: Challenges and Possibilities." Pp. 10-17 in Comparing Post-War Japanese and Finnish Economies and Societies – Longitudinal Perspectives, edited by Yasushi
Tanaka, Toshiaki Tamaki, Jari Ojala, and Jari Eloranta. London: Routledge.

Pavel Osinsky. 2014. "Siege Economics as an Institutional Precursor of State Socialism."
Eurasia and the World 4: 119-130.

Jari Eloranta and Pavel Osinsky. 2014. "The Impact of the World Wars on the Revolutions in Russia, Finland, Spain, and China: Survey of Research." Historiallinen Aikakauskirja 112: 93-104 (in Finnish).

Pavel Osinsky and Jari Eloranta. 2014. "Why Did the Communists Win or Lose? AComparative Analysis of the Revolutionary Civil Wars in Russia, Finland, Spain,and China." Sociological Forum 29 (2): 318-341.

Jari Eloranta, Svetlozar Andreev, and Pavel Osinsky. 2013. "Democratization andCentral Government Spending, 1870-1938: Emergence of the Leviathan?"Research in Economic History 30: 1-48.

Pavel Osinsky. 2013. "The Quadriga of Power: Reflecting on Michael Mann's Theory of the World History." Eurasia and the World 2: 55-74 (in Russian).

Pavel Osinsky and Jari Eloranta. 2012. "The Sociopolitical Dynamics of the Revolutionary Processes in Russia and Finland." Vestnik BGU 14: 127-137 (inRussian).

Title: Associate Professor
Department: Department of Sociology

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-7732

Office address
229C Chapell Wilson Hall


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