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Alex Mikaberidze

Name: Dr. Alexander Mikaberidze

Title: Associate Professor

Start Year at LSUS: 2007

Department: History and Social Sciences

School: Humanities and Social Sciences

College: Arts and Sciences

Office Location: Bronson Hall 449

Office Phone: 318-795-2415

Email: alexander.mikaberidze@lsus.edu

Office Hours:

Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Tuesday and Thursday: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm.

Teaching Assignments:

SPRING 2013
HIST 106 - Western Civilization 1500-1815

HIST 107 - Western Civilization Since 1815

HIST 490/690 - History of Exploration

HIST 433/633 - Europe in the 19th Century

SUMMER 2013
HIST 107 - Western Civilization Since 1815

HIST 437/637 - World War I

FALL 2013
HIST 106 - Western Civilization 1500-1815

HIST 107 - Western Civilization Since 1815

HIST 400/600 - War and Society

HIST 251 - History of Near and Middle East

Research Interests:

  • Military and Diplomatic History
  • Revolutionary Era (1750-1850)
  • The French Revolution (1789-1799)
  • Age of Napoleon (1799-1815)
  • Imperial Russia and Soviet Union
  • History of Middle East (particularly the Safavid Iran)
  • Caucasus/Georgia 

Selected Publications:

  • Attrocities, Massacres and War Crimes: An Encyclopedia (Santa Barbara CA: ABC-CLIO, 2013)
  • Russian Eyewitness Accounts of the Campaign of 1814 (London: Frontline Books, 2913)
  • Russians Eyewitness Accounts of the Campaign of 1812 (London: Frontline Books, 2012)
  • Conflict and Conquest in the Islamic World: Historical Encyclopedia (editor), Santa Barbara CA: ABC-CLIO, 2011, 2 volumes.
  • World History Encyclopedia: The First Global Age, 1450-1770 (co-editor), Santa Barbara CA: ABC-CLIO, 2011, 3 volumes.
  • The A to Z of Georgia. Lanham, MA: Rowman & Littlefield/Scarecrow Press, 2010; ISBN: 9780810872073
  • The Battle of the Berezina: Napoleon's Great Escape (Campaign Chronicles Series), London: Pen & Sword, 2010, ISBN: 9781844159208.
  • The Battle of Borodino: Napoleon versus Kutuzov (Campaign Chronicles Series), London: Pen & Sword, 2007; ISBN: 9781844156030. Winner of the 2008 Literary Award of the International Napoleonic Society, 2009.
  • Historical Dictionary of Georgia,Lanham, MA: Rowman & Littlefield/Scarecrow Press, 2007; ISBN: 0810855801.
  • The Czar's General: The Memoirs of a Russian General in the Napoleonic Wars (translator and editor), Welwyn Garden City, UK: Ravenhall Books, 2005; ISBN: 1905043058. 
  • The Russian Officer Corps in the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, 1792-1815, New York, NY: Savas Beatie, 2005; London: Spellmount, 2005; ISBN: 1932714022. Winner of the 2005 Literary Award of the International Napoleonic Society, 2006.
  • Alexander Mikhailovsky-Danilevsky's Russo-Swedish War of 1808-1809  (translator and editor), West Chester: Nafziger Collection, 2006, vol. 1. ISBN: 1585451525.
  • Alexander Mikhailovsky-Danilevsky's Russo-Turkish War of 1806-1812 (translator and editor), West Chester: Nafziger Collection, 2002; 2 vols. ISBN: 1585450952.
  • Adamianis uflebebis da dziritadi tavisuflebebis datsva evropis sabchos farglebshi: adamianis uflebata evropuli sasamartlo [Protection of Human Rights and Basic Freedoms within the Council of Europe Framework: European Court on Human Rights], Series "Judge's Library," Tbilisi: GCI, 2000 (in Georgian).

Personal Bio:

Born in the Soviet Kazakhstan, Dr. Mikaberidze grew up in the newly independent Republic of Georgia. He holds an advanced degree in international law from Tbilisi State University (Republic of Georgia, 1999) and worked as an international law expert at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia (1996-2000), where he handled the human rights issues and relations with the Council of Europe. In 2000, Dr. Mikaberidze moved to the US to pursue his dream of studying the Napoleonic Era (1799--1815). He joined the prestigious Institute on Napoleon and the French Revolution at Florida State University where he finished his Ph.D. in history in 2003. He has taught European, World and Middle Eastern history at Florida State University and Mississippi State University and lectured on strategy and policy for the U.S. Naval War College. He is the general editor of the Selected Papers of the Consortium on Revolutionary Era, as well as editor-in-chief of the periodical The Napoleonic Scholarship. He has been elected Fellow of Royal Historical Society (United Kingdom) and awarded the International Napoleonic Society's Legion of Merit Medal and La Renaissance Française's Médaille d'or du Rayonnement Culturel for his contributions to the Napoleonic studies. He joined LSUS in 2007 and was chosen by students as one of Top 20 Professors in 2009.