Global and International Studies Building, 3014
Kamp is a social historian of modern Central Asia who uses oral history methods to explore transformations in everyday life during the Soviet period and since the independence of the “-stans” in 1991. She is currently working on a book about the collectivization of agriculture in 1930s Uzbekistan, and developing research projects on history of the family in Central Asia, and on Central Asians who represented the USSR during the Cold War. She is author of The New Woman in Uzbekistan: Islam, Modernity and Unveiling under Communism (University of Washington Press 2006); of an edited translation, with Mariana Markova, Muslim Women of the Russian Empire: Vladimir and Maria Nalivkins’ nineteenth-century Fergana Valley Ethnography (Indiana University Press 2016); and of numerous articles and chapters. She serves as book review editor for Central Asian Survey.