The Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) selected IU alumnus Donald J. Raleigh as recipient of the Distinguished Contributions to Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies Award for 2021. The prestigious award honors eminent members of the profession who have made major contributions to the field through scholarship of the highest quality, mentoring, leadership, and/or service.
The Jay Richard Judson Distinguished Professor of History at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Raleigh completed a PhD and MA in History at IU in 1978 and 1973. The citation (full version here) lauds his scholarship “for its attention to the reverberations of global events through local histories and individual lives” and his “legendary . . . reputation” as an outstanding teacher and mentor. REEI warmly congratulates Don on this well-deserved honor!