Daniel Scarborough is an assistant professor of Russian history and
religion at Nazarbayev University. His interests include the religious
and intellectual history of late Imperial Russia, the local history of
Moscow and Tver, and Russia’s “Silver Age.” His current book
project explores the role of the Orthodox clerical soslovie, or estate,
in promoting mutual aid and free association in late Imperial Russia.
Daniel grew up in Jacksonville Florida. He studied philosophy as an
undergraduate at St. John’s College in Santa Fe New Mexico before
moving to Russia in 2001 to teach English as a Peace Corps
volunteer. He lived and taught in Opochka, Lodeinoe Pole, and Tver.
Daniel returned to Russia in 2007 to conduct archival research in
Moscow and Tver as a Fulbright-Hays fellow. In 2012, he earned his
PhD in Russian history from Georgetown University. He taught
Russian and European history in the DC area at Georgetown,
Marymount, and Howard universities. From 2013 to 2015, Daniel
taught courses on Russian religious history and Global Christianity at
Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
Dr Scarborough will be teaching the following classes in Fall 2015:
- HST342/PLS322/WLL342 Russian Intellectual History MWF 12-12:50
- REL240 Christian Religious Traditions MWF 11-11:50