Yan Mann

Clinical Assistant Professor
TEMPE Campus


Yan Mann, born in Chernovtsy, Ukraine, studied history at St. Johns University, where he earned a bachelor's and master's degree.  He spent a year in Moscow, Russia doing research on a Fulbright grant and received his doctorate at Arizona State University.  His research revolves around the relationship between individual and collective memory of the Great Patriotic War, the Stalin cult, censorship, propaganda, and the production of the war’s first official history during Khrushchev’s thaw.  He specialized in the Second World War and the Soviet Union.


  • Ph.D. History, Arizona State University 2016
  • M.A. St. John's University 2008
  • B.A. St. John's University 2005


Summer 2019
Course Number Course Title
HST 591 Seminar
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
HST 494 Special Topics
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
HST 101 Global History Since 1500