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University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Robert E. Jones

Professor Emeritus

The picture to the right was taken at Lake Baikal, Siberia


Degree: Ph.D., Cornell (1968).
Field(s) of interest: Europe, Russia.

Graduate Courses Offered:
Russian History (Not Online)

Research Interests and Professional Activities
Professor Jones is the author of two books, The Emancipation of the Russian Nobility, 1763-1785 (1973) and Provincial Development in Russia: Catherine II and Jakob Sievers (1984), as well as sixteen scholarly articles on Russian history. He is also a frequent participant in national and international conferences. Professor Jones has received several grants, including a Fulbright-Hayes Grant and six grants from IREX, all for research in the USSR and Russia. Professor Jones has retired.