KingRichard D. King,
Associate Professor of History

Prof. King received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  He is a specialist in Russian, Middle Eastern, and East European history and the author of "Sergei Kirov and the Struggle for Soviet Power in the Terek Region, 1917-1918" and several recent papers on the history of late Tsarist Russia. In 1990 and 1994 he was selected to participate in a research seminar in Russia under the auspices of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Selected Publications

Review of Imperial Borderland: Bobrikov and the Attempted Russification of Finland, 1898-1904. By Tuomo Polvinen. Translated by Steven Huxley.

(Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1995). Published in The Historian, vol. 61, No. 4 (Summer 1999), pp. 960-61.

Chronology of European History, ed. by John Powell. 3 vols. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 1997.

“Programs in Imperial Russia” (new article) Also revisions of the following articles, which were published in the first edition, which was published in 1972 under the title Great Events in European History:

“Bloody Sunday”

“Congress of Berlin”

“Czechoslovakia Invaded by Russia”

“Emancipation of the Serfs”

“First Five-Year Plan in Russia”

“First Meeting of the Duma”

“Formation of the Russian Social Democratic Labor Party”

“Franco-Russian Alliance”

“The October Revolution”

“The Russian Civil War”

“Trotsky Sent Into Exile”