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About this Fellow

History Political History Eastern Europe including Russia Russia History of a specific country Russia



Current post

  • Senior Research Fellow at Trinity College, Cambridge

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Professor of Russian Politics, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 1978
  • Senior Research Fellow at Trinity College, Cambridge, Faculty of History, Cambridge, 2011
  • Professor of Russian Government, London School of Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 1993 - 2012


Nicholas II. Emperor of all the Russias 1993

Russia against Napoleon. The Struggle for Europe 1807-1814 2009

Towards the Flame. Empire, War and the End of Tsarist Russia 2015

Russia's rulers under the old regime 1989

The aristocracy in Europe 1992

Empire. The Russian Empire and its rivals 2001

Other Modern History from 1850 Fellows

Professor Laura Engelstein

The social, cultural, and political history of the late Russian Empire; Russian Revolution and Civil War; history of sexuality; history of law and medicine in Russia and modern Europe

Professor Catherine Merridale

The social, political and cultural history of Russia since the twelfth century, with a special interest in the twentieth century and in the lived experience and legacies of Stalinism

Professor Patricia Clavin

The international and transnational history of the 20th and 21st centuries; internationalism and global organisations, notably the League of Nations; European and US foreign policies, reappraising notions of security; the Great Depression