Doctor of Historical Sciences, Associate Professor, Professor of the Department of World History, Oles Honchar Dnipro National University.
In 1991 graduated from the Faculty of History of Dnipropetrovsk State University. Candidate's degree defense - 1996, doctoral - 2010.
Scientific interests: interethnic processes in the South of the Russian Empire (in the nineteenth century) and in the USSR (early Soviet period); the history of entrepreneurship of ethnic groups, modernization processes and social injuries; nationalism (domestic, spontaneous, state); Russian imperial nationalism and colonization; the psychology of nationalism.
Key words: colonization, national minorities, Mennonites, Germans in the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union, nationalist psychology, historical emotionology.
Essays on the history of the Germans and Mennonites in the south of Ukraine. - Dnepropetrovsk: RVB DNU, 1999. - 231 p. (in co-authorship with S. Bobilyeva, N. V. Bocharova, O. Kudinova, L. Tutik).
At the turn of the epoch. - M .: Gothic, 1998. - 253 p.
Live and remember ... History of the Mennonite colonies of Ekaterinoslavschyna / Ed. prof. SI Bullfish - Dnipropetrovsk, 2006. - 378 pp. (in co-authorship with S. Bobilyev, O. Beznosovoy, O. Beznosovym, O. Kakovkina, V. Klets, I. Tolstykh, T. Petrova).
Wenger N.V. Mennonite entrepreneurship in the conditions of modernization of the South of Russia: between the congregation, the clan and the Russian society (1789-1920): monogr. / N.V. Wenger. - Dnipropetrovsk: Dnipropetrovsk Nats. Untitled-2009, 696 pp.
Wenger N.V. Nestor Makhno and "German Question" on Ukrainian lands // The First World War and Revolutions: Vectors of Socio-Cultural Transformation: Collective Monograph / Ed. S. S. Trajan. - Kyiv: Condor, 2017. - P.240 - 255.
Venger N. Mennonite Entrepreneurs and Russian Nationalism in the Russian Empire, 1830 - 1917 // Minority report: Mennonite Identities in Imperial Russia and Soviet Ukraine Reconsidered, 1789 - 1945 / ed. L. G. Friesen. - University of Toronto Press, 2018. - P. 142 - 181.
Publications (incomplete list):
Die Middelen Mennoniten auf der Suche nach einem "dritten" Genoschaftlichen weg / / Ferschungen zur Geschichte und Kultur Ruslanddeutschen. - Gottingen, 1995. - No. 5. - S. 38-53.
Die Dieastie Lepp und ihr Unternehmen // Forschungen zur Geschichte und Culture der Ruslanddeu-tschen. - Gottingen, 1998. - No. 8. - S. 25-35.
The Mennonite Industrial Dynasties in Alexandrovsk // Journal of Mennonite Studies. - vol. 21st - 2003. - P. 89-111.
German issue in worldview and politics P.A. Stolypin: Approbation by the authorities // Actual problems of national and world history: Scientific notes of the RSAU. - Rivne, 2011. - P. 173-180.
Confessional and social in the book tradition of the Mennonite colonial society in the Russian Empire: dynamics of relations (1789 - 1917) [Electronic resource] // MagisterDixit: electronic scientific and pedagogical journal of Eastern Siberia. - 2012. - No. 3. - URL: http://md.islu.ru/sites/md.islu.ru/files/rar/venger_statya_kniga_menn_onity.pdf
National question in the Russian Empire in the estimation of S. Yu. Witte: "... I am not a liberal and not a conservative, I am just a cultural man" // Questions of German history: Sat. sciences works. - D .: RVD DNU, 2016. - P. 177-21.
Lower nationalism as a form of social relations in the late Russian empire: an emotional analysis of the "German question" // Kharkiv historiographical collection. - Kh. KhNU named after V. N. Karazin, 2016. - P. 128 - 148.
Mennonite Privileges and Russian Modernisation: Communities is a path leading from separation to legal and social integration (1789 - 1900) // European Mennonites and the Challenge of Modernity over five centuries: contributors, detractors and adapters. - North Newton, Kansas: Bethel College, 2016. - P. 143-159.
N.H. The Bunge on colonization, the problems of the suburbs and the German issue in the system of social conflicts of the Russian Empire: between the two concepts of the domestic policy of the last third of the nineteenth century. // Questions of German history. - Dnepr, 2017. - pp. 22 - 35.