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History Department

Thomas J. Sanders


Russian and Soviet History; Modern Europe

  •  Phone: (410) 293-6261
  •  E-mail:
  •   The United States Naval Academy
        572 Holloway Road
        Annapolis, MD 21402


  • Ph.D. - Stanford University
  • M.A. - Kansas University
  • B.S. - Memphis State University


Thomas Sanders, et al., eds. Sources in World history, 2 vols. (Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2005).

Thomas Sanders, Ernest Tucker, and Gary Hamburg, Against the Mountains: Qarakhi's Shining Swords and Tolstoy's Hadji Murat Depict Russian-Muslim Conflict in Caucasus, (London: Routledge-Curzon Press, 2004).

Thomas Sanders, ed. Historiography of Imperial Russia: Historical Profession and Interpretation in a Multinational Empire (Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 1999).

Guest Editor, Russian Historians Reclaim Their Heritage, v. 36, no. 4 of Russian Studies in History (Spring, 1998).

Guest Editor, "Shaping Memory, Shaping Identity in Russian History," Russian History/Histoire Russe (Summer, 2005).

Articles in:

  • Jahrbücher für Geschichte Osteuropas
  • International Encyclopedia of Historians and Historical Writing
  • World Futures Journal
  • Problems of Communism
  • Slavic Review
  • Kaw Valley Historical Review
  • International Encyclopedia of Historiography
  • Civic Art Review
  • World History Connected

Reviews in:

  • Canadian-American Slavic Studies
  • Russian Review, Jahrbuecher fuer Geschichte Osteuropas
  • Slavic Review, Canadian Journal of History, Ab Imperio

Conference Participation

  • American Historical Association
  • World History Network
  • World History Association
  • European Congress of World and Global Historians
  • American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies
  • Central States' Slavic Conference

Research Grants

  • Kennan Institute
  • NEH, International Research and Exchanges Board Scholar
  • American Council Teachers of Russian
  • Naval Academy Research Council
  • Hoover Institution
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