Kevin O'Connor, Ph.D.

Professor of History, Department Chair

Professor O'Connor has been teaching Russian and modern European history at Gonzaga University since 2004. His books include "Intellectuals and Apparatchiks: Russian Nationalism and the Gorbachev Revolution" (Lexington Books, 2006), "The History of the...

Portrait of Kevin O'Connor, Ph.D. Professor of History

Professor O'Connor has been teaching Russian and modern European history at Gonzaga University since 2004. His books include "Intellectuals and Apparatchiks: Russian Nationalism and the Gorbachev Revolution" (Lexington Books, 2006), "The History of the Baltic States" (Greenwood, 2003, 2015), and "Culture and Customs of the Baltic States" (Greenwood, 2006).

Prof. O'Connor is currently working on a history of medieval Riga that is tentatively titled "The House of Hemp and Butter.” His personal interests include international travel, Sasquatch sightings, full-contact wiffle ball, catapults, disc golf, and Falkland War reenactments.

"Intellectuals and Apparatchiks: Russian Nationalism and the Gorbachev Revolution" (Lexington Books, 2006)

"The History of the Baltic States" (Greenwood, 2003, 2015)

"Culture and Customs of the Baltic States" (Greenwood, 2006)