Mihai Stelian Rusu is an assistant lecturer at the Department of Sociology and Social Work from Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania. He holds a Ph.D. in Sociology (2013) from Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. His research interests revolve around topics ranging from the politics of memory, nationalism, and fascist studies. He authored a book, Memoria națională românească. Facerea și prefacerile discursive ale trecutului național [Romanian National Memory. The Discursive Making and Remakings of the National Past] (Iași: Institutul European, 2015), along with numerous articles published in Fascism: The Journal of Comparative Fascist Studies, Politics, Religion & Ideology, Europe-Asia Studies, The Journal of Classical Sociology.