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Prof Theofanis G Stavrou

612/624-5734
Department of History 1224 HellerH 271 19th Ave S

Specialties

  • modern Greece
  • modern Balkan and Greek-Slavic relations
  • Eastern Orthodoxy
  • Modern Greek studies
  • religious history in modern Russia
  • Russian history
  • Russian and Ottoman empires

Publications

  • Greece Prepares for the Twenty-First Century. Stavrou, Theofanis, Dimitri Constas, Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995.
  • Russian Travelers to the Orthodox East from the Twelfth to the Twentieth Century. Stavrou, Theofanis, Peter Weisensel, Slavica Publishers, 1986.
  • Redefining Southeastern Europe: Political Challenges and Economic Opportunities. Stavrou, Theofanis, John Lampe, 1998.

Professional Activities

  • Founder and editor, Modern Greek Studies.

Awards

  • College of Liberal Arts Teaching Award, University of Minnesota, 1976
  • Hellenic Society of Translators of Literature Award
  • Morse Amoco/Alumni Teaching Award, University of Minnesota, 2000

Courses Taught

  • Hist 3637 - Modern Russia: From Peter the Great to the Present
  • Hist 3767 - Eastern Orthodoxy: History and Culture
  • Hist 5264 - Imperial Russia: Formation and Expansion of the Russian Empire in the 18th and 19th Centuries
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Featured Faculty

  • Isaacmans Receive Top Honors for "Dams, Displacement, and the Delusion of Development"

    Congratulations to Professor Allen and Barbara Isaacman! Their book "Dams, Displacement, and the Delusion of Development: Cahora Bassa and Its Legacies in Mozambique, 1965-2007" has recently been honored with two major book awards: ASA's Melville Herskovits Award, and AHA's Martin A. Klein Prize.

    December 5th, 2014
  • American Indian History Lifetime Achievement Award to Jean O'Brien

    Professor Jeani O'Brien (history and American Indian studies) has been awarded the American Indian History Lifetime Achievement Award for 2014 by the Western History Association.

    December 4th, 2014
  • Jean O'Brien, 2014 Sara Evans Faculty Woman Scholar/Leader Award

    Jean O'Brien has been awarded this year's Sara Evans Faculty Woman Scholar/Leader Award. Jean O'Brien joins Erika Lee (2012) as the second historian to receive Sara Evans Faculty Woman Scholar/Leader Award. Congratulations, Jeani!

    August 31st, 2014

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