Gregory L. Bruess

Department of History
Faculty - Associate Professor of History

Degrees

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1991

Research Interests

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.

Teaching Interests

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.

Office

Seerley 334

Phone

319-273-2752

Fax

319-273-5685

Email

gregory.bruess@uni.edu