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Professor and Susan Carmel Lehrman Chair of Russian History and Culture

Eric Lohr

Professor and Susan Carmel Lehrman Chair of Russian History and Culture
Department of History

  • Additional Positions at AU

    Director of Graduate Studies, History Department
  • Eric Lohr published his most recent book, Russian Citizenship: From Empire to Soviet Union, with Harvard University Press in September 2012. He received his MA in Russian Studies and PhD in History from Harvard University, then taught there as an assistant professor of History (2000-2003). He is also the author of Nationalizing the Russian Empire: The Campaign Against Enemy Aliens during World War I (Harvard University Press, 2003). He is currently writing Russia’s Great War, 1914-1918. Lohr has been active in discussions of U.S.-Russian relations, including service on the Russia/Europe advisory group for the Hillary Clinton campaign for president in 2007-2008.
  • Degrees

    PhD, History, Harvard University
    MA, Russian and East European Studies, Harvard University
    BA, History and BS, Economics, University of Wisconsin at Madison
  • Languages Spoken:

    Russian, German
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Area of Expertise: Russia and the former Soviet Union

Additional Information: Eric Lohr is a historian actively engaged in current discussions about U.S.-Russian relations. He recently served on the advisory committee on Russian and European affairs for the Hillary Clinton campaign for president, and is a participant in the Dartmouth Conference, a long-standing dialogue to improve relations between the United States and Russia. He is working on a book on citizenship in Russian history, and another book on Russia during World War I. Before coming to Washington, D.C., he was an assistant professor at Harvard University. He is the author of Nationalizing the Russian Empire: The Campaign against Enemy Aliens during World War I (Harvard University Press, 2003), and founder and chair of the Washington Russian History Seminar.
 

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