Dr Alexander Hill, MA (Cantab) PhD DipRus PGCE

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Faculty of Arts, Department of History

Phone number

Office: +1 (403) 220-6419


Educational Background

B.A. Social and Political Sciences, University of Cambridge, 1995

Doctor of Philosophy Social and Political Sciences (Soviet History), University of Cambridge, 2001

M.A. Social and Political Sciences, University of Cambridge, 1999

Diploma in Russian University of Cambridge, 1997

Postgraduate Certificate in Education (History), University of Durham, 2001


Areas of Research

Soviet military and political history

The military and political history of the Soviet Union, and in particular the Stalinist period prior to and including the Great Patriotic War, as well as Soviet involvement in national liberation movements in southern Africa.

Participation in university strategic initiatives


Course number Course title Semester
HTST300 The Practice of History
HTST383 The Cold War
HTST412 Russia and the Soviet Union
HTST485 World War II
HTST545.09 The Great Patriotic War