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Joseph Laurence Black

historian , Soviet studies educator

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).

Background

Black, Joseph Laurence was born on January 16, 1937 in Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada. Son of Joseph Laurence and Gwendolyn (Mcdonald) Black.

Education

Bachelor, Mount Allison University, 1958. Master of Arts, Boston University, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, McGill University, 1968.

Career

Professor history Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, 1967-1976. Professor history Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, since 1976, director Institute Soviet Studies, since 1982.

Works

  • 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.

Membership

Member Canada Association Slavists (vice president 1982-1984).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, fishing, running.

Connections

Married Janice Jernigan, August 23, 1961. Children– Joseph, Jennifer, Laura Ruth.

father:
Joseph Laurence Black

mother:
Gwendolyn (Mcdonald) Black

spouse:
Janice Jernigan

children:
Joseph Black

Jennifer Black

Laura Ruth Black