Aleksandr Polunov

Current Position: Associate Professor, School of Public Administration, Moscow State Lomonosov University.
The Host Institution in the United States: Columbia University, Harriman Institute, New York City.

Educution: Moscow State Lomonosov University, Department of History (higher education, 1984-1989); Moscow State Lomonosov University, Department of History, post-graduate school (1989-1992). Candidate in History (1992).

Awards and Honors: European Academy Prize for Young Scholars (1995); Shuvalov Prize, Moscow State Lomonosov University (1997).

Grants and Fellowships: Humboldt Universitaet zu Berlin, lecture trip (1996); Open Society Institute, grant (1997-1999); Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies, Washington DC, fellowship (1997); Russian Foundation for Humanities, grants (1999-2000 and 2003-2005); Maison des Sciences de L’Homme, Paris, fellowship (2003).

Courses Taught: Russian History From Ancient Times to Present; History of Russian Public Administration; History of Religious Confessions in Russia.

Sphere of the Scholarly Interest: Church-State relationship in late Imperial Russia; history of religious freedom in Russia; history of reforms and counter-reforms in Russia.

Publications (selective):
Church-State Relations in Nineteenth-Century Russia. - Russian Studies in History (New York). Spring 2001. Vol.39, No.4.
Konstantin Pobedonostsev And Political Culture Of Late Imperial Russia. - VI World Congress For Central And East European Studies. Abstracts. Tampere, 2000.
Kirche und Gesellschaft in Aera Alexander III: gab es einen russischen Klerilalismus? – Berliner Jahrbuch fuer Osteuropaeische Geschichte (1998). Berlin, 1998.
Under the Authority of the Chief Procurator. Church and State in the reign of Alexander III. Moscow, 1996 (in Russian).

The Fulbright Program in Russia. Institute of International Education.
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