About me

Dina Fainberg is Assistant Professor in Modern History at City, University of London. She is an historian of US-Russia relations, Soviet media and propaganda, and Cold War Culture.

Profile on City University



  • Cold War Correspondents: …

Edited Volumes

  • Reconsidering Stagnation in the Brezhnev Era: Ideology and Exchange. By Dina Fainberg and Artemy M.Kalinovsky, eds.,Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2016

Articles and Chapters

  • A Portrait of a Journalist as a Cold War Expert. Journalism history41(3), pp. 153–164, 2015.
  • Unmasking the wolf in sheep’s clothing: Soviet and American campaigns against the enemy’s journalists, 1946-1953. Cold War History15(2), pp. 155–178, 2015. doi:10.1080/14682745.2014.978762.
  • Stephen Lovell, The Shadow of War: Russia and the USSR, 1941 to Present. Journal of Contemporary History48(1), pp. 221–222, 2013. doi:10.1177/0022009412461777i.
  • To America in Search of a Socialist Soul: Soviet Foreign Correspondents in the U.S. In Mikhailov, N. and Hellbeck, J. (Eds.), Человек и личность в истории России конец XIX – XX век (pp. 369–385), 2013. ISBN 978-5-4469-0001-5.
  • Ordinary Russians and Average Americans: How Cold War Foreign Correspondents Constructed ‘Regular People’ on the Other Side of the Iron Curtain. In Stolberg, E.M., (Ed.), The Soviet Union and the United States Rivals of the Twentieth Century (pp. 115–137). 2012. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated. ISBN 978-3-631-62510-1.
  • The Heirs of the Future: Foreign Correspondents Meeting Youth on the Other Side of the Iron Curtain. Winter Kept Us Warm Cold War Interactions Reconsidered (pp. 126–136), 2010. ISBN 978-952-10-6564-4.
  • Writing Moscow: Memoirs of American Journalists Who Covered the Soviet Union during the 1970s and the 1980s. Российско-американские отношения в прошлом и настоящем образы, мифы и реальность : материалы международной конференции, посвященной 200-летию установления дипломатических отношений между Россией и США, РГГУ (Москва), 21-22 февраля 2007 г (pp. 346–356). ISBN 978-5-7281-0974-7.