Daniel Scarborough

School of Sciences and Humanities, History, Philosophy and Religious Studies
Assistant Professor
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Daniel Scarborough (Ph.D., Georgetown University, 2012) is assistant professor of Russian history and religion at Nazarbayev University in Astana, Kazakhstan, where he has taught since 2015. After studying philosophy as an undergraduate at St. John’s College in Santa Fe New Mexico, he taught English in Russia as a Peace Corps volunteer. In 2007 he returned to Russia as a Fulbright-Hays Fellow to conduct archival research in Moscow and Tver. From 2013 to 2015, he taught Russian religious history and global Christianity at Miami University (Oxford, Ohio) as a Havighurst Post-Doctoral Fellow. His interests include the religious and intellectual history of late imperial Russia, the local history of Moscow and Tver, and Russia’s Silver Age. Currently he is completing a book, Russia’s Social Gospel: The Orthodox Pastorate in Famine, War, and Revolution