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Farrow, Lee

TitleProfessor of History; Distinguished Teaching Professor
DepartmentHistory & World Languages & Cultures
Office HoursMonday- Thursday, 7:30-9:00, or by appointment
Office Location345 Liberal Arts

A native of Louisiana, Dr. Farrow spent a number of years in New Orleans where she earned her degrees in Russian History. She joined the Department of History in the fall of 1999 and is both the AUM College Bowl Coach and the faculty advisor for the History Honor Society, Phi Alpha Theta. Dr. Farrow's first book, Between Clan and Crown: The Struggle to Define Noble Property Rights in Imperial Russia, was published by University of Delaware Press in 2005. Dr. Farrow has also published a number of articles including, "A Letter from the Grand Duke," New Orleans Magazine(February 2003);"Grand Duke Alexei and the Origins of Rex, 1872: Myth,Public Memory and the Distortion of History," Gulf South Historical Review (Fall 2002), "From Jackson Square to Red Square: Donald Renshaw and Famine Relief in Russia, 1921-1923," Louisiana History (Summer 2002), and "Peter the Great's Law of Single Inheritance: State Imperatives and Noble Resistance," Russian Review(July 1996). 

In December 2014, her book, Alexis in America: A Russian Grand Duke's Tour, 1871-72, appeared with Louisiana State University Press. She is currently working on a third book focusing on the Alaska Purchase of 1867.

EducationPh.D (1998) Tulane University
MA (1991) Tulane University
BA (1987) University of New Orleans