Professor, Department of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Saint Petersburg State University (Russia) 2012-
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Instructor in English 1969; Instructor in History, 1970; Assistant Professor of History, 1972; Associate Professor of History 1976; Professor of History 1996; Professor of History Emeritus 2009.
Fulbright Scholar 2004-2005 at Smolny College, Saint Petersburg State University, Russia
Visiting Professor, Waseda University, Tokyo, 2000
Fulbright Senior Lecturer in Japan 1999-2000 (primary affiliation, University of Tokyo and secondary affiliation, International Christian University, Tokyo)
Visiting Fellow, Harvard University, 1984
Member, Darwin College, University of Cambridge, 1969, 1976
Woodrow Wilson Fellowship, 1965
How the Internet Exposed the Private Lives of the Royal Family: The Marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2011.
British Empiricism and Early Political Economy: Gregory King's 1696 Estimates of National Wealth and Population. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Press, 2005.
Diana, Self-Interest, and British National Identity. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Press, 2000.
William Covel, A Just and Temperate Defense of the Five Books of Ecclesiastical Polity. First published 1603, republished with an introduction by John A. Taylor. Lewiston, N.Y: Mellen Press, 1998.
Popular Literature and the Construction of British National Identity 1707-1850. San Francisco: International Scholars Publications, 1997.
British Monarchy, English Church Establishment, and Civil Liberty. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1996.
"Gregory King," in Donald Rutherford, ed., Dictionary of British Economists (Bristol, England: Thoemmes Continuum, 2004).
"The American Revolution as a Topic of Study in Japan," Pacific and American Studies, 1 (March 2001), pp. 203-207.
"Jonathan Edwards and the Tenth Federalist," Humanities, Christianity and Culture 32 (March 2001), pp.127-134. Institute for the Study of Christianity and Culture, International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan.
"Gregory King's Analysis of Clerical Livings for John Chamberlayne and the Governors of Queen Anne's Bounty," The Historical Journal, 39, 1 (1996), pp. 241-48.
"The American Revolution," CD-Rom, American Journey. Woodbridge, Conn.: Primary Source Media, 1995.
"Massachusetts in the American Revolution 1775-1783," in The American Revolution, An Encyclopedia, ed. Richard Blanco. New York: Garland, 1993.
"Francis Jeffrey," Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Vol. 33 (1992), pp. 348-353.
" Russia Will Solve Its Own Political Problems," The Telegraph (Alton, Illinois), 26 December 2011
"Hurricane Katrina and the Great Flood of 1824," The Telegraph (Alton, Illinois), 11 September 2005.
"Afghanistan: Long Live the King," St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Saint Louis, Missouri), 5 November 2001.
"Fiscal Stimulus Necessary in Crisis," The Telegraph (Alton, Illinois), 28 October 2001.
"Terrorism Has Parallel in English Piracy," The Daily Yomiuri (Tokyo, Japan), 23 October, 2001.
Adele Mellen Prize for Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship (2011)
British Monarchy and the Future of Anglicanism
Pearls and Vermin: How British and American Stereotypes Harm Russia
"Concerning Literary Popularity, Its Theory and Practice in England from 1794 to 1844" (University of Chicago, 1972).
Ph.D. 1972 University of Chicago
M.A. 1966 University of Chicago
B.A. Magna Cum Laude 1965 Washington University (St Louis, Missouri)
*Photograph courtesy of Manis Photography, Wood River, IL 2010