Sherri RaneyAssociate Professor of History Owens Hall 312405.585.4159 OBU Box 61211500 W. UniversityShawnee, OK 74804
Dr. Sherri Raney delivers poignant perspectives in various areas of Slavic studies, including topics such as “The Peoples of Russia and China: Facing the Dawn of a New Century,” “Soviet Women and Religion Since the Revolution,” and “The Expansion of Russian Women’s Education in the Reign of Nicholas II, 1894-1917.” Among other classes, she teaches the history sections of Western Civilization and World Civilization, History of Modern Russia, History of Modern Germany, International Relations, and Comparative Politics. She and her husband, Larry, have three children: Caleb ('05) a photographer (calebraney photography.com), Lauren, a senior at OBU, and Rachel, a senior at OBU.
Educational Background:B.A., Oklahoma State UniversityM.A., Oklahoma State UniversityPh.D., Oklahoma State UniversityDissertation: "A Worthy Friend of Tomiris: The Life of Princess Catherine Dashkova, 1744-1810"Russian Language Program, Middlebury College
Courses Taught:HIST 2013: European Civilization: HistoryHIST 2023: Contemporary World: HistoryHIST 2033: World Civilization: HistoryHIST 3103: Modern Russia: Culture and PoliticsHIST 3523: Modern Germany since 1618POLI 2273: State and Local GovernmentPOLI 2503: International RelationsPOLI 2703: Comparative Politics
Selected Publications and/or Professional Activities:
“Women and Oklahoma Politics,” Oklahoma Political Science Association Annual Meeting, November 2003, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, Oklahoma
“The Peoples of Russia and China: Facing the Dawn of a New Century,” Older Adult Service and Information System, March, 2000, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
"Princess Dashkova and Benjamin Franklin," Central Slavic Conference. October 1995, United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Honors Theses or Student Research Directed:
Lindsey Bivens. "The Life-Cycle of Women's Movements: A Comparative Study of Women's Political Movements Around the Globe."
Andrew Rushing current on Napoleon