JAMES W. HEINZEN
Professor of History
(856) 256-4500, ext. 3989
Robinson Hall, 2nd floor
Ph.D. and M.A. in History,
COURSES AND TEACHING INTERESTS:
At Rowan, Professor Heinzen has taught courses in many aspects of Russian and modern European history, including Russia to 1914, Russia and the Soviet Union since 1914, History of the Cold War, Europe from 1914 to1945, Europe since 1945, Jewish Holocaust, Western Civilization, and Historical Methods.
In the spring of 2012, Dr. Heinzen is teaching the courses “Stalinism,” “Russia since 1914,” and “Senior Seminar”
has written about the political, social and cultural developments in the
He is particularly
interested in the Stalin periods of Soviet history. Professor Heinzen’s current
project concerns corruption, bribery, politics, and everyday life in the
▫ The Archives of the Hoover Institution for War and Peace at Stanford University (National Fellowship)
MAJOR SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS:
Officials and Anticorruption Drives in the
Huskey, Russian Officialdom from Alexander III to Putin (McMillan, 2009; forthcoming).
“The Art of the Bribe: Corruption and Everyday Practice in the Late
“A Campaign Spasm: Graft and the Limits of the ‘Campaign’ against Bribery after the Great Patriotic
War.” Chapter in Late Stalinist Russia: Society between Reconstruction and Development, edited
by Juliane Fürst (Routledge, 2006), 123-141.
“Informers and the State under Late Stalinism: Informant Networks and Crimes against ‘Socialist Property,’
1940-1953.” Kritika: Explorations in Russian History (Fall, 2007).
“The Prisoner’s Dilemma: Corruption and Informants in the Gulag, Comparative
Economic Systems (June, 2005). Russian translation in Leonid Borodkin, Paul Gregory, and Oleg
Khlevniuk, eds., Ekonomika prinuditel’nogo truda (Rosspen Press, Moscow, 2005).
“Professional Identity and the Vision of the Modern Soviet Countryside: Local Agricultural Specialists at the End of the
NEP,” in Cahiers du Monde Russe, vol. 39, no. 1-2 (Winter, 1998).
“‘Peasants from the Plow’ to ‘Professors from the Plow’: the Culture of the Russian People’s Commissariat of
Agriculture, 1921-29,” in Journal of Peasant Studies, vol. 25, no. 3 (January, 1998).
“‘Alien’ Personnel in the
Proletarian Dictatorship, 1918-1929,” in Slavic Review, vol. 56, no. 1 (Spring, 1997).