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Randall A.  Poole

Randall A. Poole

Professor of History; College of St. Scholastica

Areas of Expertise

Russian and European Intellectual History; History of Ideas; History of Religious and Political Thought

Curriculum Vitae

    Randall A. Poole is Professor of Intellectual History at the College of St. Scholastica, co-director of the Northwestern University Research Initiative for the Study of Russian Philosophy and Religious Thought, and a fellow of the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University School of Law. He is the translator and editor of Problems of Idealism: Essays in Russian Social Philosophy (2003) and co-editor of five other volumes: A History of Russian Philosophy, 1830–1930: Faith, Reason, andthe Defense of Human Dignity (2010, 2013), Religious Freedom in Modern Russia (2018), TheOxford Handbook of Russian Religious Thought (2020), Evgenii Trubetskoi: Icon and Philosophy (2021), and Law and the Christian Tradition in Modern Russia (2022). He is also the author of many articles and book chapters on Russian intellectual history, philosophy, and religion.