Paul Bushkovitch

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Reuben Post Halleck Prof of History
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Fields of interest: 

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), A Concise History of Russia, Cambridge, 2012, and Succession to the Throne in Early Modern Russia: the Transfer of Power 1450-1725, Cambridge, 2021.
His courses include an introduction to early Russian history (undergraduate and graduate), Russia and the steppe 900-1917 (undergraduate) foreign policy in Russia and the USSR 1856-1945 (graduate), and the age of Peter the Great (graduate).