Paul Bushkovitch

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Reuben Post Halleck Professor of History (Leave of absence, Fall 2014)
Office: 
HGS 213
Phone: 
203-432-1351
Field(s) of interest: 
East European: Russia to 1800; Russian foreign policy, Orthodoxy, and empire


Paul Bushkovitch received his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1975. He specializes in Russia before the eighteenth century. He is the author of The Merchants of Moscow 1580-1650 (1980), Religion and Society in Russia, the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries (1992), (with Maija Jansson and Nikolai Rogozhin) “England and the North: the Russian Embassy of 1613-1614,” Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society 210 (1994), Peter the Great (2001), Peter the Great: The Struggle for Power, 1671-1725 (2001), and A Concise History of Russia, Cambridge, 2012.


His graduate courses include an introduction to early Russian history and research seminars on topics in sixteenth and seventeenth century Russian history.