David M. '70 and Linda Roth Professor of History
208 Ramer History House


  • Ph.D., University of Chicago
  • B. A., Stanford University

Selected publications:
Imperial Apocalypse: The Great War and the Destruction of the Russian Empire (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014).

Gender, Sex, and the Shaping of Modern Europe: A History from the French Revolution to the Present Day (co-author with Annette F. Timm), 2nd revised and expanded ed. (London: Bloomsbury, 2016 [2007]).

Drafting the Russian Nation: Military Conscription, Total War, and Mass Politics, 1905-1925 (DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois University Press, 2003).

Mary Louise van Artsdalen Award for outstanding scholarly achievement, Lafayette College (2016); Marquis Distinguished Teaching Award for distinctive and extraordinary teaching, Lafayette College (2007); Fellowship, National Endowment for the Humanities (2005-2006); Thomas Roy and Lura Forrest Jones Faculty Lecture Award in recognition of excellence in teaching and scholarship (2005).