John O. Norman

John O. Norman

John O. Norman

Dr. John O. Norman
Dr. John O. Norman
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Indiana University
Russian and Soviet Cultural History; Art History and Patronage

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Location
4352 Friedmann Hall

Mailing Address
Department of History
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5334


Professional Information

Editor/contributor, New Perspectives on Russian and Soviet Artistic Culture: Selected Papers from the Fourth World Congress for Soviet and East European Studies, Harrogate 1990.  Dr. Norman's current research is a biography and cultural history of Tsar Alexander III's reign (1881-94).  He has written extensively on the Russian art market and is preparing for publication a book-length study on Pavel Tretiakov and the establishment of the Tretiakov Art Gallery in Moscow.  An initial study of Tretiakov, prepared for the NEH Conference on the Problem of Middle-Class Identity in Late Imperial Russia, appeared in Edith Clowes et al., Between Tsar and People: Educated Society and the Quest for Public Identity in Late Imperial Russia.  A recipient of Fulbright, IREX, and Andrew Mellon Foundation research grants, Dr. Norman has presented at the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies, and at the Kennan-sponsored conference on Commerce and Culture in Late Imperial Russia in Moscow. Other venues include the IV World Congress for Soviet and East European Studies, and American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies. Dr. Norman was previously visiting professor at the University of Oklahoma and Indiana University.

 

Department of History
4301 Friedmann Hall
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5334 USA
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