Gregory L. Bruess
Faculty - Associate Professor of History
Administrative Faculty - Associate Dean
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1991
Dr. Bruess’s research interests center on the Eastern Orthodox Christian world. He has published works on religion, identity, and empire in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Russia, and the book Religion, Identity, and Empire: A Greek Archbishop in the Russia of Catherine the Great (1997). Currently, he is working on popular belief and pilgrimage as it is manifested at a miracle-working shrine in southern Greece.
Professor Bruess teaches the Liberal Arts Core Humanities classes, and courses on Imperial Russia, Twentieth-Century Russia, the Modern Mediterranean, Nineteenth-Century Europe, Twentieth-Century Europe, and Modern European Revolutions. He regularly teaches summer Study Abroad classes in Greece.