Alfred J. Rieber

Academic rank: 
Professor Emeritus, University of Pennsylvania
University Research Professor, CEU
Department of History
Nador u. 11
Phone number: 
+36 1 327-3193
Columbia University, Russian Institute, M.A. and certificate 1954; Ph.D. 1959
Colgate University, B.A. 1953, Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude, High Honors
Academic/Professional Experience and Achievements: 

Fellowships and Awards

American Council of Learned Societies Exchange Fellow, 1966
Research Fellowships: American Philosophical Society, 1963; Guggeneim
fellow, 1965; National Endowment for the Humanities 1973, 1981; Ford
Foundation, 1984; National Council for Soviet and East European Studies
Grant, 1985-86; ACLS Fellow, 1985-86
Teaching Awards: Lindback Teaching Award, 1967; E. Harris Harbison
Award of Danforth Foundation Aard for Distinguished Teaching, 1968;
Professor of the Year (Teaching Award based on university wide student
election), Central European University 1997, 1998
IREX travel grants, 1990; 1993, 1995
Henry Allan Moe Prize of American Philosophical Society, 1985
Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow, 1992-93
Senior Research Fellow, St. Antony's College, Oxford, Hilary Term 2000
Fellow,Collegium Budapest 2007-08

Professional Activities

University Research Professor, CEU (2008-                Head, Department of History, CEU, (1995-1999);Member University Senate, CEU, (1995-2000);Alfred L. Cass Term Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania, (1993-1995);Professor, Department of History, University of Pennsylvania, (1965-1993);Chairman, Department of History, University of Pennsylvania (1967-72; 1983-88)Associate Dean FAS, University of Pennsylvania (1975-77);Co-Director, Program for Assessing and Revitalizing the Social Sciences (Mellon Grant), 1987-92;Director, NEH Summer Institute, University of Pennsylvania, 1988

CV attachment: 
Department of History
Academic/research topics: 
Soviet foreign policy