Susan P. McCaffray, Professor

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Susan McCaffray has been a member of the UNCW faculty since 1988. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on the history of Muscovite, Imperial and Soviet Russia as well as Europe in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.  Her special interests include the history of economic thought and policy including labor relations and serfdom, and the history of St. Petersburg.

Dr. McCaffray received her B.A. at the College of Wooster and her M.A. and Ph.D. at Duke University. She learned much of what she still remembers from Daniel Calhoun and Warren Lerner.

            Select Publications:

            Co-editor with Michael Melancon, Russia in the European Context: A Member of the Family, 1789-1914 (Palgrave Macmillan)

            The Politics of Industrialization in Tsarist Russia: The Association of Southern Coal and Steel Producers, 1874-1914 (Northern Illinois)

            Editor, Alexander Fenin, Coal and Politics in Late Imperial Russia (Northern Illinois)

            “Economic Backwardness in Geographical Perspective: Russia’s Nineteenth Century,” in Russian and Soviet History: From the Time of Troubles to the Collapse of the Soviet Union, ed. Steven A. Usitalo and Wm. B. Whisenhunt (Rowman and Littlefield, 2008): 133-146.

            “Confronting Serfdom in the Age of Revolution: Projects for Serf Reform in the Time of Alexander I,” The Russian Review, vol. 64, no. 1 (January 2005): 1-21.


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