Susan Carmel Lehrman endows Chair in Russian History and Culture.…
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PhD, History, Harvard University
MA, Russian and East European Studies, Harvard University
BA, History and BS, Economics, University of Wisconsin at Madison
He is currently working on a general history of Russia's World War I along with a more focused study of Russian mobilization for the war and demobilization as the driver of the revolutionary process in 1917.
Russian Citizenship: From Empire to Soviet Union. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, October 2012.
Empire and Nationalism at War: The Russian Empire in WWI (Lead editor with Alexander Semyonov and Vera Tolz) (Bloomington: Slavica, November 2014).
“Economic Nationalism, Confiscation, and Genocide: A Comparison of the Ottoman and Russian Empires during World War I,” with co-author Uğur Ümit Üngör, Journal of Modern European History 12, no. 4 (November 2014): 500-522.
“Russian Citizenship and Migration in Historical Perspective,” Problems of Post-Communism 60, no. 6 (November – December 2013): 3-15.
“Introduction: Grigorii Nikolaevich Trubetskoi’s Career and Background” for the English language edition of Russian Diplomacy and War in the Balkans: Notes of a Tactful Diplomat (1914-1917) (Dekalb: Northern Illinois University Press, forthcoming 2015).
“War Nationalism” in Eric Lohr, Alexander Semyonov, and Vera Tolz, eds., Empire and Nationalism at War: The Russian Empire in WWI (Bloomington: Slavica, 2014), 91-108.
Area of Expertise:
Russia and the former Soviet Union
Lohr is a historian who engages in current discussions about U.S.-Russian relations, including service on the Russia/Europe advisory group for the Hillary Clinton campaign for president in 2007-2008. Lohr is writing a book, Russia’s Great War, 1914-1918, with Lafayette College history professor Joshua Sanborn. Lohr's other books include Russian Citizenship: From Empire to Soviet Union(Harvard University Press, 2012) and Nationalizing the Russian Empire: The Campaign Against Enemy Aliens during World War I(Harvard University Press, 2003). Before coming to Washington, D.C., Lohr was an assistant professor at Harvard University.
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