Nancy Kollmann

William H. Bonsall Professor of History

Nancy Kollmann focuses on how politics worked in early modern Russian autocracy. She received her Masters and Ph.D. from Harvard University, and has been at Stanford since 1982. From 1995-2007 she served as the Director of the Center for Russian, Eastern European and Eurasian Studies. She has taught classes in early modern Russia and Eastern Europe, covering topics such as governance, identity and national consciousness, and social values. She has taught Enlightenment in Russia for the MLA Program. Full bio