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Northwest Missouri State University

Dr. Curtis Richardson

Dr. Curtis Richardson



51 Valk


660.562.1241 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2008

Assistant Professor


  • Ph.D. Russian History; Northern Illinois University, 1999
  • M.A.
  • B.A.

Courses Taught

  • Western Civilization II
  • Modern German History
  • Russian History to 1914
  • Modern Russian History
  • The Historians' Craft and Its Uses
  • Research and Historiography
  • Senior Seminar
  • History of the Middle East
  • Russian Language

Academic Interest

  • Russian History
  • Gender
  • Modern European History
  • Nationalism and National Identity
  • Middle Eastern History
  • Central Asian History

Scholarly Activity

  • "The Krylov Affair: Domestic Abuse, Venality, Generational Conflict, and the Battle for the New Russia." Jahrbücher für Geschichte Osteuropas, 59.3 (August/September 2011): 354-368.
  • "Konstantin Kavelin and the Struggle for Emancipation: A Case Study of the Westerners' Role in the Foundation of Civil Society in Imperial Russia." In The Carl Beck Papers in Russian & East European Studies, number 2006 (September 2010): 1-53.

Student Group Advisement

  • International Student Organization (ISO)

Other Professional Experiences

  • Holocaust Study Abroad, Summer 2010, in Germany, Poland, Czech Republic