Karl Roider
Alumni Professor

Undergraduate advisor and
director, concentration in Secondary Education


216B Himes Hall
578-4498
kroider@lsu.edu

COURSES TAUGHT:   Western Civilization to 1500; Western Civilization Since 1500; First World War; Eastern Europe 1700-1914; Eastern Europe 1914-present; The Balkans 1453-1878; The Balkans 1879-present; History and the Social Sciences I, II and III; Seminar in History and the Social Sciences
CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS:  The First World War

 

BRIEF VITA

Education:  

A.B. Yale University 1965; M.A. Stanford University 1966; Ph.D. Stanford University 1970

Awards and Honors:  

Thomas and Lillian Landrum Alumni Professor of History

Younger Humanist Fellow, National Endowment for the Humanities

Fulbright Scholar

American Philosophical Society scholar

Notable Articles:

Forewords to:

Ella Schneider Hilton, Displaced Person: A Girl's Life in Russia, Germany, and America (LSU Press, 2004)

E.M. Forster, ed., The Turkish Letters of Ogiev Ghiselin de Busberg (LSU Press, 2005)

Books:

The Reluctant Ally: Austria’s Policy in the Austro-Turkish War, 1737-1739 (Louisiana State University Press, 1972)

Maria Theresa (Prentice-Hall, 1973--Editor)

Austria’s Eastern Question, 1700-1790 (Princeton University Press, 1982)

Baron Thugut and Austria’s Response to the French Revolution (Princeton University Press, 1987)