Early Modern Europe: 14th - 18th Centuries
Modern Europe: 19th and 20th Centuries
TEACHING AWARDS AT WRIGHT STATE UNIVERSITY:
Excellence in Teaching General Education: History (2009, 2010, 2011)
Writing Across the Curriculum Faculty Recognition Award (2009, 2010)
Sean Pollock joined the department in 2008. Dr. Pollock earned his Ph.D in History from Harvard University (2006), where he received several teaching awards, including the Thomas T. Hoopes Prize (2006) for senior thesis advising and the Stephen Botein Prize (2007) for teaching in History and Literature. He has also taught at Yale University and the University of New Haven. He was Postdoctoral Fellow at the Harriman Institute for Russian, Eurasian, and Eastern European Studies at Columbia University (2007). He is currently working on articles concerning religious toleration in the reign of Catherine II, the institution of diplomatic hostage (amanatstvo), and recent scholarship on the history of Russian-Caucasian relations. His book project is tentatively titled Caucasian Borderlands: The Origins of Russia’s Empire in the Caucasus, 1500-1800.
"Petr Ivanovich Bagration (1765-1812)," in Stephen M. Norris and Willard Sunderland, eds., People of Empire: Lives of Culture and Power in Russian Eurasia, 1500 to the Present (Indiana University Press, forthcoming).
"'As One Russian to Another': Prince Petr Ivanovich Bagration's Assimilation of Russian Ways," Ab Imperio, vol. 4 (2010): 113-142.
Review: Moshe Gammer, ed., Ethno-Nationalism, Islam and the State in the Caucasus: Post-Soviet Disorder, in International Journal of Middle East Studies, vol. 42 no. 4 (2010): 707-09
“Historians and Their Facts: Discourses of Empire and Islam in Eurasian Archives,” Ab Imperio, no. 4 (2008 [2/2009]).
Review: Patterson Giersch, “Asian Borderlands: The Transformation of Qing China’s Yunnan Frontier” (Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, 2006), in Canadian Journal of History/Annales canadiennes d’histoire, XLII (autumn/autumne, 2008): 351-353.
“The Fortieth National Convention of the AAASS,” Central Asian Studies Review, vol.7/no. 2 (2008): 39-45. Posted on http://net.abimperio.net/en/node/372 (last accessed January 9, 2009).
“Russia and Islam in the Archives of Eurasia: An International Workshop,” Central Asian Studies Review, vol.7, no. 1 (2008): 20-23.
“Russia and the Ottoman Empire: Transregional and Comparative Approaches,” Central Asian Studies Review, vol.7, no. 1 (2008): 30-33.
Invited Lecturer: "Imperial Identities: Russian and Non-Russian." University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Sept. 15, 2010.
Presenter: "'Alone Together': Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age." First Weekend Institutes, Wright State University, September 4, 2011.
Presenter: "Purpose, Passion, Payoff: the Real Deal about Going to College." First Weekend Institutes, Wright State University, September 3, 2011.
Presenter: "Causasia and the Eastern Question," Roundtable on "The Eastern Question: New Approaches," Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) National Convention, Los Angeles, CA, Nov. 20, 2010.
Presenter: "The Policy and Practice of Religious Toleration in Northern Causasia in the Age of Catherine the Great," ASEEES National convention, Los Angeles, CA, Nov. 19, 2010.
Invited Lecturer: "Imperial Identities: Russian and Non-Russian." University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Sept. 16, 2010.
Presenter, "'The Dumbest Generation'? The Promise and Perils of Growing Up Online," First Weekend Institutes, Wright State University, September 4 and 5, 2010.
Participant: National Center for Academic Transformation, Fourth Annual Redesign Alliance Conference, Orlando, FL, March 28-30, 2010.
Invited participant: Western Civilization Symposium, McGraw-Hill, New York City, NY, March 25-26, 2010.
Invited participant: Junior Scholars' Training Workshop, Summer Research Laboratory, Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center, Univ. of Illinois, June, 2009.
Invited speaker: "'Loath to Be without Love': Sincere Confessions of Catherine the Great." Great Lives Lecture Series, University of Mary Washington, March 19, 2009.
Panel chair: "Gender and Empire in the Caucasus," American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS) National Convention, Nov. 2008.
Invited speaker: "The Caucasus and Caucasians between Russia and Middle East: Reactions for the Sake of Religion and State," Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido Univ., Japan, Jan. 26-29, 2008.
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