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Selected Works

2023      Stawkowski, Magdalena. “A Town that Fell Asleep: Malignant Infrastructures of Soviet-era Nuclear Ruins in Kazakhstan.” In Jacob Darwin                      Hamblin and Lina Marie Richards, eds., Making the Unseen Visible: Science and the Contested Histories of Radiation Exposure. Corvallis:                      Oregon State University Press. (Available November 30)

2023      Stawkowski, Magdalena. “Manipulative Statecraft: The Disinformation Campaigns and Presidential Powers of Trump and Putin.” In Donna                  Goldstein and Kristen Drybread, eds., Corruption and Illiberal Politics in the Trump Era. Abington: Routledge. Pp. 182-200.


2017      Stawkowski, Magdalena. “Life on an Atomic Collective: The Post-Soviet Retreat of the State in Rural Kazakhstan.” Études        

                Rurales. 200:196-219.


2017      Stawkowski, Magdalena. “Radiophobia Had to Be Reinvented.” Culture, Theory and Critique. 58(4):357-374.


2017      Stawkowski, Magdalena. “Everyday Radioactive Goods? Economic Development at Semipalatinsk, Kazakhstan.” The Journal of

                Asian Studies. 76(2):423-436.


2016      Stawkowski, Magdalena. “I am a Radioactive Mutant”: Emerging Biological Subjectivities at the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test        

                 Site.”  American Ethnologist. 43(1):144-157.  Winner of the 2017 Soyuz article prize, recognizing outstanding article

                 in post-socialist studies by junior scholar.

2016      Stawkowski, Magdalena. “The Continuing Danger of Semipalatinsk.” Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. October 6. Available here.                  

2015      Goldstein, Donna and Magdalena Stawkowski.  “James V. Neel and Yuri E. Dubrova: Cold War Debates and the Genetic Effects of                                      Low-Dose Radiation.” Journal of the History of Biology. 48(1):67-98.

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