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Name:  William Bruce Lincoln  

Pen Name: W. Bruce Lincoln

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: September 6, 1938 in Stafford Springs, Connecticut


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Lincoln taught at Northern Illinois University for more than 30 years.

Biographical and Professional Information

Lincoln was a prominent scholar of early 20th century Russian history. Lincoln graduated with his AB from the College of William and Mary in 1960 and his PhD from the University of Chicago in 1966.Lincoln taught at Memphis State University (1966-67) and Northern Illinois University (1967-99). Among his most prominent positions at NIU were:* Presidential Research Professor, 1982-1986 * University Research Professor, 1986-1990 * Distinguished Research Professor and NIU Foundation Professor for Russian History, 1990-1999 * Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus, 1999-Death

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