Faculty


Roger R. Reese

Professor

Roger Roi Reese

Specialty:

Soviet Social and Soviet Military History (1917-1991)

Biography:

Roger Reese received his Ph.D. from the University of Texas in 1990 and joined the Texas A&M History Department that same year. Dr. Reese specializes in Soviet social history in general, and the social history of the Soviet military in particular. Dr. Reese has written three books on the Soviet military and won the Moncado prize from the Society for Military History for an outstanding article in military history.  His current research focus is on the Russian officer corps in the Late Imperial Period in general and in the First World War and revolutionary period in particular.

Publications:

Why Stalin's Soldiers Fought:  The Red Army's Military Effectiveness in World War II Why Stalin's Soldiers Fought: The Red Army's Military Effectiveness in World War II

Red Commanders: A Social History of the Soviet Army Officer
         Corps, 1918-1991 Red Commanders: A Social History of the Soviet Army Officer Corps, 1918-1991

Stalin's Reluctant Soldiers: A Social History of the Red
          Army, 1925-1941 Stalin's Reluctant Soldiers: A Social History of the Red Army, 1925-1941

The Soviet Military Experience: A History of the Soviet Army,
         1917-1991 The Soviet Military Experience: A History of the Soviet Army, 1917-1991

The Russian Imperial Army, 1796-1917 The Russian Imperial Army, 1796-1917