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Professor Douglas Lea

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Lytle Hall Rm 153


  • B.A. Goldsmith's College, University of London
  • M.A. London School of Economics and Political Science
  • A.B.D. Pennsylvania State University


  • German and Modern European History
  • British History
  • Russian and Soviet Union History

 Courses Taught

  • HIS 111: Europe From Absolutism to Revolution
  • HIS 112: Nineteenth Century Europe
  • HIS 210: History of Russia and the Soviet Union
  • HIS 215: History of England
  • HIS 217: The Making of Modern England
  • HIS 227: History of the Holocaust
  • HIS 235: Europe of the World Wars
  • HIS 330: Renaissance and Reformation
  • HIS 371: Intellectual History of Modern Europe

 Selected Publications

  • "Nazi Labor: From Working Class Consciousness to the People's Community," in Illusive Identity: The Blurring of Working Class Consciousness in Modern Western Culture, ed., Thomas J. Edward Walker (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2002)

History Club's Professor of the Year 2004
Recognized as a KU "Difference Maker"  in Spring 2017