Gregory L. Bruess
Faculty - Associate Professor of History
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.