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Helju Aulik Bennett, Associate Professor Emerita
Education: BA, Kansas, 1957; MA, Kansas, 1959; PhD, California Berkley,
Field(s): Modern Europe
Research Interests: Kievan, Imperial Russian, Soviet Politics,Groundrules
and Institutions. Comparing Russian and Western Political Cultures. Russian
Institutions Designed To 'Keep People From Leaving. Ways and Means Autocrats
Used in Granting Permission To Leave; Meanings of Russian Political Language.
Russian Leaders and officials.
"Russian System of Ranks and Orders" in Reinterpreting Russian History:
Readings 890-1860. Ed. Daniel H. Kaiser and Gary Marker. Oxford Univ. Press,
"Chivalric Orders, Chiny, and Officialdom" in Russian Officialdom:
The Bureaucratization of Russian Society, The Seventeenth To The Twentieth Century.
Ed. By Walter Pintner and Don K. Rowney. University of North Carolina Press,
"Evolution of Meanings of Chin: An Introduction To The Russian Institution
of Rank Ordering and Niche Assignment" California Slavic Studies Vol.X,
University of Calif. Press, 1977;
Research Fellow; Western Societies Program, Institute For European Studies,
Cornell University, 1997;
Visiting Research Professor At Hoover Institution For War Revolution and Peace.
National Endowment For Humanities Grant For College Teachers, Summer, 1986;
American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship,1975-76; Phi Beta Kappa.
Affiliations and Other Notes:
Member of AAASS; Western NY Group of Historians; Mid-Atlantic Slavic Conference.
Worked With Emily Tall, Russian Language, and Student of Jewish Culture; Dr.Fred
Fleron, Political Science. Expert in Soviet Politics. Intermittent Attendance
At Univ of Illinois Summer Labs; and Munk Center; Russian and East European
Center Symposia and Programs.
Tuesday, December 12, 2006