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Faculty Profile

Neil Weissman

Professor of History; Russell I. Thompson Chair of the Dean of the College (1975)

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West College (Old West) 2nd Floor


His areas of specialization involve the comparative history of Russia, Japan, and Germany, with emphasis on the impact of revolution and modernization on traditional societies and cultures. His research deals with police and deviance in early Soviet Russia.


  • B.A., Colgate University, 1970
  • M.A., Princeton University, 1972
  • Ph.D., 1976


  • Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, 1984-1985