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David McDonald

David McDonald

Expert on history of imperial Russia, politics of contemporary Russia, intercollegiate athletics in relation to higher education

Professor, history College of Letters and Science Work: 608-263-0489 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Imperial Russian history, 1649-1917; Intercollegiate athletics and higher education


  • Wisconsin Athletic Association Faculty Outreach Award, 2007
  • "Domestic Conjunctures, the Russian State, and the World Outside, 1700–2006," in R. Legvold, ed., "Russian Foreign Policy in the Twenty-First Century"
  • Special assistant to the chancellor for athletics, 2001-06