Wilson Center Experts

Ronald Grigor Suny

Former Short-term Scholar
Kennan Institute

Contact Information:
T 202/691-4326
Middle East and North Africa
Russia and Eurasia
Professor of History, University of Michigan
Wilson Center Project(s):
"The Armenian Genocide, 1915-1916"

RONALD GRIGOR SUNY is the Charles Tilly Collegiate Professor of Social and Political History and Emeritus Professor of Political Science and History at the University of Chicago.  He is the author of The Baku Commune, 1917-1918:  Class and Nationality in the Russian Revolution (Princeton University Press, 1972); Armenia in the Twentieth Century (Scholars Press, 1983); The Making of the Georgian Nation (Indiana University Press, 1988, 1994); Looking Toward Ararat:  Armenia in Modern History (Indiana University Press, 1993); The Revenge of the Past:  Nationalism, Revolution, and the Collapse of the Soviet Union (Stanford University Press, 1993); and The Soviet Experiment:  Russia, the USSR, and the Successor States (Oxford University Press, 1998).

Project Summary

Final preparation of a book for Princeton University Press on the Armenian Genocide

Major Publications

A Question of Genocide: Armenians and Turks at the End of the Ottoman Empire (New York: Oxford University Press, 2011).

Looking Toward Ararat: Armenia in Modern History (Indiana University Press, 1993);

(ed.), The Cambridge History of Russia, III: The Twentieth Century (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006);

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