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Richard Stites

AKA Richard Thomas Stites

Born: 2-Dec-1931
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Died: 7-Mar-2010
Location of death: Helsinki, Finland
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified
Remains: Buried, Uspenskii Sobor, Helsinki, Finland

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Women's Liberation Movement in Russia

Wife: (div.)
Wife: (div.)
Wife: (div.)
Son: Andrei
Son: Tod
Son: Thomas John
Daughter: Alexandra

    University: BA History, University of Pennsylvania (1956)
    University: MA European History, George Washington University (1959)
    University: PhD Russian History, Harvard University (1968)
    Professor: Russian History, Georgetown University (1977-2010)
    Teacher: US Army Russian Institute, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

    Guggenheim Fellowship 1983

Author of books:
The Women's Liberation Movement in Russia: Feminism, Nihilism, and Bolshevism, 1860-1930 (1978, history)
Revolutionary Dreams: Utopian Vision and Experimental Life in the Russian Revolution (1989, history)
Russian Popular Culture: Entertainment and Society Since 1900 (1992, culture)
A History of Russia: Peoples, Legends, Events, Forces (2004, history)
Serfdom, Society, and the Arts in Imperial Russia: The Pleasure and the Power (2005, art)

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