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Ronald Grigor Suny

Former Short-term Scholar


    July 28, 2014 — August 22, 2014

    Professional affiliation

    Professor of History, University of Michigan

    Wilson Center Projects

    "The Armenian Genocide, 1915-1916"

    Full Biography

    RONALD GRIGOR SUNY is the Charles Tilly Collegiate Professor of Social and Political History and Emeritus Professor of Political Science and History at the University of Chicago.  He is the author of The Baku Commune, 1917-1918:  Class and Nationality in the Russian Revolution (Princeton University Press, 1972); Armenia in the Twentieth Century (Scholars Press, 1983); The Making of the Georgian Nation (Indiana University Press, 1988, 1994); Looking Toward Ararat:  Armenia in Modern History (Indiana University Press, 1993); The Revenge of the Past:  Nationalism, Revolution, and the Collapse of the Soviet Union (Stanford University Press, 1993); and The Soviet Experiment:  Russia, the USSR, and the Successor States (Oxford University Press, 1998).

    Major Publications

    A Question of Genocide: Armenians and Turks at the End of the Ottoman Empire (New York: Oxford University Press, 2011).

    Looking Toward Ararat: Armenia in Modern History (Indiana University Press, 1993);

    (ed.), The Cambridge History of Russia, III: The Twentieth Century (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006);