Lawrence Langer

Center Associate

Associate Professor Emeritus, University of Connecticut

Professor Lawrence N. Langer is Associate Professor Emeritus with the University of Connecticut, where he was the Director of the Center for Slavic and East European Studies from 1986-1992.He received his Ph.D. in History from the University of Chicago in 1972, with his dissertation focusing on the Russian Medieval Town. 
Professor Langer has been the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Russian History since 2009. He is currently working on a manuscript, titled Rus' and the Mongols: Society and Economy in Appanage Rus', Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries. Most recently, his article “The Rus Principalities” was featured in The Cambridge History of the Mongol Empire, 2 vols., I: 753-76, eds. Michal Biran and Hodong Kim (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2023).