Joseph Laurence Black
Joseph Laurence Black, Canadian Soviet studies educator, historian. Recipient Scholarly Merit awards Carleton University, Ottawa, 1978, 81, 84, 86; grantee Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Canada, Ontario Council Arts. Member Canada Association Slavists (vice president 1982-1984).
Black, Joseph Laurence was born on January 16, 1937 in Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada. Son of Joseph Laurence and Gwendolyn (Mcdonald) Black.
Bachelor, Mount Allison University, 1958. Master of Arts, Boston University, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, McGill University, 1968.
Professor history Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, 1967-1976. Professor history Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, since 1976, director Institute Soviet Studies, since 1982.
Author: Karamzin and Russian Society, 1975, Citizens for the Fatherland, 1979, Sisyphus and Poland, 1986, G.F. Muller and the Russian Academy, 1986. Hockey coach City League, Sudbury, 1973-1977. Football coach Laurentian University, Sudbury, 1974.
Member Canada Association Slavists (vice president 1982-1984).
Tennis, fishing, running.