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Danielle Ross

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Department of History

Assistant Professor - Islam, Central Asia, South Asia, Middle East, Colonialism, Revolution

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: Old Main 323I
DialPhone: 435-797-3791
SendEmail: danielle.ross@usu.edu


Educational Background

PhD, Central Asian History, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2011
From the Minbar to the Barricades: The Transformation of the Volga-Ural ‘Ulama into a Revolutionary Intelligentsia (1864-1918)
MA, Central Asian History, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007
In Dialogue with the Shadow of God: Imperial Mobilization, Re-Islamization and the Evolution of an Administrative System for the Tatars, Mishars, and Bashkirs of Eighteenth-Century Russia
BA, History, (Russian and East European Studies), Arizona State University, 2003
BA, Russian Language and Literature, Arizona State University, 2003

Biography

I received my PhD from University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2011. I taught for three years at Nazarbayev University in Kazakhstan before coming to USU.


Teaching Interests

Middle Eastern, Central Asian History and South Asian History

Research Interests

Social history of the Eurasian Steppe; Islamic law and institutions in Russia and Central Asia

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Book Chapters

    • Ross, D., From Dublin to Turgai: Discourses on Small Nations and Violence in the Russian Muslim Press in 1916: 1916 in Global Context: An Anti-Imperial Moment .
    • Ross, D., (2016). Fighting for the Tsar, Fighting against the Tsar: The Use of Folk Culture to Mobilize the Tatar Population during the Great War and the Russian Revolution, (1914-1921): Small Nations and Colonial Peripheries in World War I. Brill
    • Ross, D., (2014). Gog, Magog and the Aeroplane: Tatar Folk Literature as a Response to the Great War, 1914-1917/Gog, Magog i Aeroplan: Tatarskaia narodnaia literatura kak otvet na voinu, 1914-1917: Little People and Big Wars in the History of Russia/Malen'kii Chelovek i Bol'shaia Voina v Istorii Rossii . Nestor-Istoriia

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    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

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        Publications - Journal Articles

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        Publications - Literary Journal

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          Publications - MultiMedia

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            Publications - Technical Reports

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              Publications - Translations & Transcripts

                Publications - Other

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                  Scheduled Teaching

                  HIST 6010 - History and Theory, Spring 2017

                  HIST 1500 - Pre-Modern World, Spring 2017

                  HIST, RELS 4566 - Modern Islamic Thought, Fall 2016

                  HIST, RELS 3270 - The Crusades, Fall 2016

                  HIST, RELS 4565 - Early Islamic History, Spring 2016

                  HIST 1510 - The Modern World, Spring 2016

                  HIST 1500 - Pre-Modern World, Fall 2015

                  HIST, RELS 3270 - The Crusades, Fall 2015

                  HIST 3460 - Comparative Asian History, Spring 2015

                  HIST 1500 - Cultural and Economic Exchange in the Pre-Nineteenth Century World, Spring 2015

                  HIST 6200 - Special Topics: Comparative World History, Fall 2014

                  HIST 1510 - The Modern World, Fall 2014


                  Graduate Students Mentored

                  Brian Simons, History, January 2015