University of Rochester

Andrew Kless

Track: PhD

Field: European History

Major Fields: Modern Germany; Modern Russia

Minor Fields: Japanese Imperialism; First World War

Research Interests: Germanic-Slavic interaction during and before the First World War

Adviser: Matthew Lenoe

Dissertation: Necessity, Choice, and Indecision: The German Occupation of Russian Poland, 1914-1915.

Education:
MA, History, Syracuse University 2010
BA, History (major) and Political Science (major), Syracuse University 2008

Andrew Kless

Publications/Presentations:

  • “‘Süd-Preußen’: Conceptions of Colonization in the Conquered East, 1914-1918”, American Canadian Conference in German and Modern European History. University of Rochester, 20-21 April, 2012
  • Polish to English partial translation and narration of  the film,“Zdjęcie”(1968), by Krystof Kieślowski, University of Rochester, during a lecture by Adam Mickiewicz University visiting Professor, Marek Hendrykowski, 1 October 2011
  • "Britain's Entry into the European Community", Moynihan European Research Center: European Union Graduate Student Simulation: "Quo Vadis Europa et NATO?" Syracuse University, 14 April, 2009

Teaching Experience:

  • Instructor, HIS 100 "Stalin and his Legacy in Eastern Europe, 1939-1991," University of Rochester, Spring 2017
  • Instructor, HST 362 "World War II," State University of New York at Brockport, Spring 2016
  • Teaching Assistant, HIS 225W "Europe & The Great War," University of Rochester, Spring 2016
  • Teaching Assistant, HIS 225 "Germany & Austria," University of Rochester, Fall 2012