CURRICULUM VITAE

ALEXANDER YUR'EVICH PETROV

Center for North American Studies, Tel: 7 (095) 938-0097, 938-5586
Institute of World History, Fax: 7 (095) 938-2288
Russian Academy of Sciences, E-mail: apetrov@aha.ru
Leninskii Prospect 32-A, 
Moscow 117334 Russia.
Web: http://www.aha.ru/~apetrov
 

EDUCATION:

Ph.D. (Kandidatskaya Degree), History, Russian Academy of Sciences, February, 1996

M.A. (Diploma), History, Moscow State University (Highest Honors), July, 1992

University of London, School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies, Fall, 1991

Vologda Pedagogical University, 1984-1988
 
 

WORK EXPERIENCE:

September 1999-Present      As. Professor, History Department,
                                            State University of the Humanities,
                                            Moscow, Russia.

1996-Present                       Research Fellow, Center for North American Studies,
                                             Institute of World History, Russian Academy of Sciences,
                                             Moscow, Russia.

January, 1998-                     Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History,
June, 1998                            Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA.

1995-1996                           Junior Fellow, Center for North American Studies,
                                             Institute of World History, Russian Academy of Sciences,
                                             Moscow, Russia.

1994-1995                           Manager in East Line, Ltd., Moscow, Russia.

1992-1994                           Interpreter/Translator in East Line, Ltd., Moscow, Russia.

1990-1992                            News Assistant in Rusfilm Invest, Ltd., Vologda, Russia.

1988-Present                         Extensive Experience in Teaching Russian and World History,
                                              Russian/English Languages, and Political
                                              Research/Analysis for International Clientele.
 
 

PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES, SEMINARS (presented or discussed papers):

May, 2001                           "New Documents on the Russian American Company"  Meeting of Forntiers,
                                            International Conference , Library of Congress, University of Alaska,
                                            Fairbanks, Alaska, USA

March, 2001                        "Financial Activity of the Russian-American Company",
                                             Center of Economic History, History Department,
                                             Moscow Sate University, Moscow, Russia.

June, 2000                           “ Nataliia Shelikhova and the Financial
                                            Development of the Russian-American Company at the beginning of the XIX Century”,
                                             Center for North American Studies, Institute of World History,
                                            Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia.

October, 1999                      “Russian America and the Russian Far East”,
                                               International Conference, Vladivostok Division of the Russian Academy of  Sciences,
                                              Vladivostok, Russia.

September, 1999                     "Bicentennial of the Russian-American Company",
                                                International Conference (Managing Secretary)
                                                Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia.

October, 1997                        "Contemporary International Relations",
                                                International Conference
                                                Organized  by the University of Maryland, USIA, IREX,
                                                St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia.

September, 1997                    "Russian Exploration in the Pacific Northwest and G. I. Shelikhov",
                                                International Conference, Kursk State University,
                                                Ryl'sk, Kursk Region, Russia.

July, 1996                                "International Relations in an Era of Globalization",
                                                Russian-American Seminar, Institute on Future Global Issues,
                                                University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA.

August, 1995                            "Historical Readings, Dedicated to G. I. Shelikhov",
                                                 International Conference,
                                                 Irkutsk State University, Shelikhov, Irkutsk Region, Russia.

June, 1992                                "The 500th  Anniversary of the Discovery of North America",
                                                International Conference,
                                                 Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia.

March, 1991                            "A New Look at American History",
                                                Soviet-American Conference,
                                                Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia.
 
 

AWARDS:

2001                                        Research Fellow, Kennan Insitute,
                                                The Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington D.C., USA

1998                                        Research Fellow, JFKI,
                                                Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

1998                                        Research Fellow, Center for the Humanities,
                                                Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA

1996                                        Award for Excellence, Institute on Future Global Issues,
                                                University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA.

1992                                        Diploma with Highest Honors,
                                                Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia.
 
 

MEMBERSHIP:

1991-Present                            Russian Cultural-Historical Society "Russian America".
 

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS:
 

Monograph:

"The Formation of the Russian-American Company." Moscow, Nauka, 2000
 

Articles:

"New Documents on the Russian American Company" Report, Library of Congress,
Digital Library "Meeting of Frontiers", 2002.

"State and the Formation of the Russian-American Company", // Russian America and the Far East, Vladivostok, Institute of History, Archeology and Ethnography of the Far East Division of the Russian Academy of Sciences Press, 2001. P. 35-40.

“The Dynamic of the Stock-Capital Development of the Russian-American Company in Light of its Balances, 1798-1804”, //
Economic History of Russia, Searches and Decisions,Year-Book. Number III. Moscow,  Volgograd: Volgograd State University Press, 2001, P. 230-251.

“International Conference on the Bicentennial of the  Foundation of the Russian American Company”//
American Yearbook, 1999. Moscow, 2001. P. 268-276

“William Husband’s Report on Russian Studies at American Universities” // American Yearbook, 1999.
Moscow, 2001. P. 277-278

"Nataliia Shelikhova: Her Unique and Influential
Involvement in the Merchantile and Imperial Russian Arenas"//
Fort Ross Newsletter. California, July-August, 2000. P.1-3.

“Bicentennial of the Russian-American Company, American
Civilization as a Historical Phenomenon”
Novaiya I Noveishaya Istoriya (New and Contemporary History) #3. May 2000. P. 243-245

 “Archival Sources of the Initial Period of Russian America (1781-1803)” //
Materilas of the P.A. Kolesnikov memorial conference Vologda State University,
Vologda, 2000. P. 98-108.

"The Role of the State During the Formation of the Russian-American Company"
Fort Ross Newsletter, California, 2000.

"The Specific Financial-Economic Activities of Russian Trade
Companies in North-West America in the Second Half of the
XVIII Century." In Russian America: 1799-1867 (Moscow, 1999), 136-159.

"Naval Officers in the History of Russian America, 1800-1825."
In The History of Russian America: 1732-1867. Vol. 2. Ed.
N. N. Bolkhovitinov (Moscow, 1999), 339-395.

"The Replacement of the First Governor of Russian America."
In Bulletin of the Moscow Cultural-Historical Society "Russian
America" (January, 1998), 1-5.

"The Formation of the Russian-American Company, 1795-1799."
In The History of Russian America: 1732-1867. Vol. 1. Ed.
N. N. Bolkhovitinov (Moscow, 1997), 322-363.

"The Founding of the Permanent Settlements in America's Northwest."
In The History of Russian America: 1732-1867.
Vol. 1. Ed. N. N. Bolkhovitinov (Moscow, 1997), 109-153.

"I. L. Golikov and G. I. Shelikhov: The Question of their Relationship."
In Russian Historical Reading Dedicated to G. I.
Shelikhov. (Shelikhov, 1995), 13-15.

"The Role of the Shelikhov Clan in the Formation of the Russian-American Company."
In Annual Studies of America, 1994.
(Moscow, 1995), 137-152.
 

Translations (with comments):

"Framing the American Federation (On the Contours of the American Revolution)"
Bernard Bailyn. Annual Studies of America, 1997. (Moscow, 1998), 7-35.

"Administrative Apparatus of the Russian-American Company: 1798-1867"
Basil Dmytryshyn. Annual Studies of America, 1993. (Moscow, 1994), 96-115.
 

Reviews:

"Russia and the New World: The Last Third of the 18th Century."
M. S. Alperovich (Moscow, 1993)
In Voprosy Istorii /Questions of History/ (November, 1994), 182-183.
 
 
 

To be published in 2002 (first half)

"The Foundation and Development of Russian America", in Oil of Russia, International Edition in English. 15 pp.

"Meeting of Frontiers: Senator of Alaska Ted Stevens answers Alexander Petrov's questions", in Oil of Russia, International Edition in English. 15 pp.

"Financial Activity of the Russian-American Company at the Turn of the XIX Century", in
Academician Nikolai N. Bolkhovitinov Festschrift, Moscow: Nauka Publishing House, 30 pp.

"To the Question of the Russian-American Capital at the Beginning of the XIX Century", in
History of Economy Year Book,  Center of Economic History, History Department, Moscow State University, Moscow: Moscow Sate University Press, 5 pp.

"The United States of America in the XX Century" in Encyclopedia "History of the XX Century,
Moscow: Institute of World History of the Russian Academy of Sciences Press, 50 pp.
 

Film, Radio Programs Participation:

"Nataliia Shelikhova-Russia's First Businesswoman"
Dialogue, Public Radio, USA, Program #595, (August 27, 2001) Lenght 30 minutes.

"Road to America"
Shown on The Second Channel of Russian TV. (December, 1997) Length 25 minutes.

"Patriarch Alexiy II Visits Vologda Region"
Shown on The First Channel of Russian TV. (July, 1993) Length 20 minutes.
 

Languages:

Russian (native fluency); English (academic fluency);
French and Spanish (for research purposes)
 



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