W. Bruce Lincoln

W. Bruce Lincoln

W. Bruce Lincoln (September 6, 1938-April 9, 2000) was a prominent scholar of early 20th century Russian history. Lincoln graduated with his AB from the College of William and Mary in 1960 and his PhD from the University of Chicago in 1966.

Positions Held

Lincoln taught at Memphis State University (1966-67) and Northern Illinois University (1967-99). Among his most prominent positions at NIU were:

*Presidential Research Professor, 1982-1986
*University Research Professor, 1986-1990
*Distinguished Research Professor and NIU Foundation Professor for Russian History, 1990-1999
*Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus, 1999-Death


*Nicholas I: Emperor and Autocrat of All the Russians (1978)
*In the Vanguard of Reform: Russia's Enlightened Bureaucrats (1982)
*Between Heaven and Hell: A Thousand Years of Artistic Life in Russia
*In War's Dark Shadow: The Russians Before the Great War (1983)
*Passage Through Armageddon: The Russians in War and Revolution (1986)
*The Romanovs: Autocrats of All the Russians (1988)
*Red Victory: A History of the Russian Civil War (1989)
*The Great Reforms: Autocracy, Bureaucracy, and the Politics of Change in Imperial Russia (1990)
*Sunlight at Midnight: St. Petersburg and the Rise of Modern Russia (1999)


Lee Congdon, "W. Bruce Lincoln, 1938-2000," "Slavic Review" (Spring 2001) 60 no. 1, 229-230.

External links

* [http://www.historians.org/Perspectives/Issues/2000/0010/0010mem1.cfm American Historical Association Memorial Article]

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