William Taubman

William Taubman

William Taubman is an American political scientist. His biography of Nikita Khrushchev won the Pulitzer Prize for biography in 2004 and the National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography in 2003. He is a graduate of the Bronx High School of Science and received a B.A. from Harvard University in 1962; an M.A. from Columbia University in 1965; a Certificate of the Russian Institute, 1965; and Ph.D., Columbia University, 1969.

He is currently Bertrand Snell Professor of Political Science at Amherst College. His wife, Jane A. Taubman, is a professor of Russian at Amherst College.

elected publications

* "Khrushchev: The Man and His Era" (W. W. Norton & Company, 2003), ISBN 0-393-05144-7.
* "Moscow Spring" with Jane Taubman (Summit Books, 1989), ISBN 0-671-67731-4.
* "Stalin's American Policy: From Entente to Detente to Cold War" (W W Norton & Company, 1982), ISBN 0-393-01406-1.
*"Khrushchev and Khrushchev" by Sergei Khrushchev, (editor/translator). (Boston: Little, Brown, 1990)

External links

* [http://www.amherst.edu/~polisci/taubman.htm Faculty page] at Amherst College
*worldcat id|lccn-n50-8643

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