Office: 2144 JFSB
Phone: 801-422-2891
Jeff Hardy, Assistant Professor

Department: History



Married with three children. I enjoy rock climbing, biking, skiing, golf, chess, birding, and family history.


  • Ph.D., Princeton University, 2011
  • M.A., Brigham Young University, 2006
  • B.A., Brigham Young University, 2001

Research Interests

The Soviet penal system (Gulag) in particular and prison systems and philosophies more broadly.


  • Raymond E. and Ida Lee Beckham Lecture Prize, BYU Schools of Communications, 2015
  • Robert C. Tucker/Stephen F. Cohen Dissertation Prize, Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies, 2012

Professional Affiliations

  • European Mormon Studies Association
  • American Historical Association
  • Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies
  • Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor Society

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