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Associate Professor of History
Associate Director, Graduate Program in Liberal Studies
Russian and East European History
History of Education
Russian history, Russian literature and film, Cast-iron architecture, James Bogardus and the Origins of Cast-Iron Architecture in America
Certificate, Russian Institute, Columbia University
MA History, Columbia University
BA Swarthmore College
History 208: Europe Under the Old Regime
Cast-Iron Architecture in America: The Significance of James Bogardus, co-author with Margot Gayle (NY: WW Norton, 1998)
Economic History of Europe: Twentieth Century, co-editor with S. B. Clough and T. Moodie (NY: Harper & Row, 1968)
European Economic History: Documents and Readings, edited with Shepard B. Clough (Princeton: Van Nostrand, 1965)
“James Bogardus: Inventor of Cast-iron Architecture,” a chapter in The Great Builders, ed. Kenneth Powell (London: Thames & Hudson, 2011).
“Translating the Column into Iron: Bogardus and the Emergence of Cast-Iron Architecture in America,” in La Colonne: Nouvelle histoire de la construction, ed. Roberto Gargiani (Lausanne: Presses polytechniques et universitaires romandes, 2008).
“The Emergence of Cast-Iron Architecture in the United States: Defining the Role of James Bogardus,” APT Bulletin: The Journal of Preservation Technology 29, no. 2 (Fall 1998).
“The New York Crystal Palace: America’s Progress, Power, and Possibilities,” co-authored with Margot Gayle and Gretchen Ellsworth, Nineteenth Century 15, no. 1 (Spring 1995).
“S. T. Shatskii and His Essay ‘My Development as an Educator’ (1928),” Slavic and European Education Review 1, nos. 1 & 2 (Spring & Fall 1977).
“Martov and Menshevism,” Politics [Australia] 2, no. 2 (Nov. 1967).
“The Development of Cast-Iron Architecture in the Nineteenth Century,” keynote lecture for the Symposium on the Restoration of Cast and Wrought Iron, sponsored by: Historic Preservation Education Foundation; American Institute of Architects, Historic Resources Committee; Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation. Columbia University, NYC, March 2011
“Cast-Iron Architecture in America,” slide lecture for the Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Preservation Foundation, 2000
“Inventing Cast-Iron Architecture,” Urban Center (NYC), Spring 2000
“James Bogardus and Cast-Iron Architecture,” The Cooper Union (NYC), Spring 1999
“The USSR Since Gorbachev,” talk to the American Association of University Women of Deerfield, IL, November 2000.
|Awards and Honors|
Phi Beta Kappa