Schimmelpenninck van der OYE, David

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PERSONAL: Male; married; children: two. Education: Yale University, B.A. (Russian and East European studies; cum laude), 1988, M.Phil. (history), 1994, Ph.D. (Russian history), 1997.

ADDRESSES: Office—Department of History, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario L2S 3A1, Canada; fax: 905-688-2789. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: Midland Doherty Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, government finance analyst, 1982–85, government finance associate, 1986–87; Enskilda Securities, London, England, hard-currency stock analyst, 1988–89, head of European corporate finance research, 1989–90; Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, assistant professor, 1997–2002, associate professor of Russian and East Asian history, 2002–. Military service: Canadian Army, Royal Canadian Armour Corps Reserve, reconnaissance troop officer, 1975–76.

MEMBER: Canadian Association of Slavists, Society for Historians of East European and Russian Art, Association for Asian Studies, American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, Southern Conference on Slavic Studies, Canadian Historical Association, Royal Canadian Military Institute.

AWARDS, HONORS: Peace Scholar fellow, U.S. Institute of Peace, 1996–97; national security fellow, Olin Institute for Strategic Studies, Harvard University, 1997–98; grants from Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies, 1999, and Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada, 2001–04; fellow of National Humanities Center, 2003, Chancellor's Chair in Research Excellence, Brock University, 2002–05.


Toward the Rising Sun: Russian Ideologies of Empire and the Path to War with Japan, Northern Illinois University Press (DeKalb, IL), 2001.

(Editor, with Bruce W. Menning, and contributor) Reforming the Tsar's Army: Military Innovation in Imperial Russia from Peter the Great to the Revolution, Woodrow Wilson Center Press (Washington, DC), 2004.

Contributor to books, including Kazan, Moscow, St. Petersburg: Multiple Faces of the Russian Empire, edited by Catherine Evtuhov and others, ITS-Garant (Moscow, Russia), 1997; Military and Society in Russian History, edited by Eric Lohr and Marshall Poe, E. J. Brill (Leiden, Netherlands), 2002; The Military History of Russia, edited by Frederick Kagan and Robin Higham, Palgrave (New York, NY), 2002; The Cambridge History of Russia, Volume 2: 1682–1917, Cambridge University Press (Cambridge, England), 2003; and The History of Tibet, edited by Alex McKay, Curzon Press (London, England). Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including International Journal, Cahiers du Monde russe, Rodina, Cosmopolis, Journal of Modern History, Toronto Studies in Central and Inner Asia, Finnish Review of East European Studies, Tibetan Review, Cryptologia, and Intelligence and National Security.

The book Toward the Rising Sun has also been published in Russian.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Russian Orientalism: Asia in the Russian Mind from Catherine the Great to the Emigration, for Yale University Press; editing World War Zero: The Russo-Japanese War in Global Perspective, two volumes, with John Steinberg, Bruce W. Menning, David Wolff, and Shinji Yokote, E. J. Brill.



American Historical Review, October, 2002, J.N. Westwood, review of Toward the Rising Sun: Russian Ideologies of Empire and the Path to War with Japan, pp. 1324–1325.

Jahrbücher für Geschichte Osteuropas, 2003, EvaMarie Stolberg, review of Toward the Rising Sun, pp. 443-444.

Journal of Military History, April, 2002, Keith Neilson, review of Toward the Rising Sun, p. 584.

Journal of Modern History, September, 2003, Geoffrey Hosking, review of Toward the Rising Sun, p. 740.

Russian Review, July, 2002, Anatolii V. Ignat'ev, review of Toward the Rising Sun, pp. 465-466.

Slavic Review, fall, 2002, Richard G. Robbins, review of Toward the Rising Sun, pp. 619-620.

Voprosy Istorii, May, 2002, Oleg R. Airapetov, review of Toward the Rising Sun, pp. 173-175.

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