Cornell Professor of History Robert Givens was named a Fulbright Scholar for 2008-2009.
Givens will travel to St. Petersburg, Russia, from September-January. During this time he will be teaching at the School of International Relations, St. Petersburg State University, where he also taught as a Fulbright Scholar in 1999-2000. Givens will also use this time to research changing interpretations of the Stalinist period.
Givens has taught history at Cornell College since 1979 and received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkley.