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Sidney Hellman Ehrman Professor of History, University of California, Berkeley

Daimler Foreign Policy Forum - Class of Spring 2021


John Connelly is Sidney Hellman Ehrman Professor of History at the University of California at Berkeley and currently director of the Institute for East European, Eurasian, and Slavic Studies.  His books include Captive University: The Sovietization of East German, Czech and Polish Higher Education (Chapel Hill, 2000), which won the 2001 George Beer Award of the American Historical Association, and From Enemy to Brother: The Revolution in Catholic Teaching on the Jews (Harvard UP, 2012), which was awarded the John Gilmary Shea prize of the American Catholic Historical Association, and most recently From Peoples Into Nations: A History of Eastern Europe (Princeton, 2020). He is on the editorial boards of Slavic Review, and Contemporary European History. His reviews and essays have appeared in Commonweal, The Nation, The Washington Post, the Neue Zürcher Zeitung, and the London Review of Books.

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