Office Hours

  • M, T, W, Th 2:00 - 3:30



Margaret Stolee

Assistant Professor of


Sturges Hall 304
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

Margaret Stolee has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1985.

Faculty Information


  • Ph.D., Duke University

Research Interests

  • Russia
  • Comparative Revolutions
  • European Social History


Awards and Honors

  • Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Faculty Service
Fall 2015 Classes

HIST 242:
His Pre-Modern Russia:862-1725

    This course will survey Russian history from the Kiev period through the reign of Peter the Great. Topics studied will include: the issue of nationality, the development and impact of Russian Orthodox
    y, the Mongol period, the rise of Muscovy, the institutions of serfdom and autocracy, the question of Westernization, and other social, economic, and political issues. A main focus of the course will be the reading of primary sources. Not offered on a regular basis
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HIST 391:

    A seminar focusing on a topic, or related group of topics in European, United States, and/or non-Western history. The seminar will incorporate in-class discussion of historiographic questions as well
    as independent research related to the selected topic(s). Prerequisites: one 300-level history course or permission of the instructor; and for History majors, HIST 220 and HIST 221. Offered every fall & spring semester
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HUMN 220:
H/Western Humanities I

    A search for moral, social, and political alternatives and meaning embodied in the institutions, culture, and literature of Western Civilization from the beginnings to 1600. The course is factual as w
    ell as conceptual, including a narrative history of the period covered.
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