RGWR is pleased to announced that Dr. Laurie Stoff (Assistant Professor of History at Louisiana Tech University) has joined the project as a member of the editorial team focusing on military issues. Dr. Stoff specializes in Russian military history with a particular emphasis on the experiences of women on the frontlines of combat. She is author of They Fought for the Motherland: Russia’s Women Soldiers in World War I and the Revolution (Univ. Press of Kansas, 2006) and is currently at work on a second monograph devoted to women in the Russian medical services during the Great War. Her past and current research serves as the basis for her two modules on this site devoted to “Women Soldiers” and “Sisters of Mercy” in Russia’s Great War.