Heather Bailey

Heather Bailey Heather Bailey
Associate Professor of History
Ph.D. Modern European History
University of Minnesota (2001)

Email: hbail2@uis.edu
Phone: (217) 206-7189
Office: UHB 3061

Teaching Concentration: Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century European History, Imperial Russian and Soviet History.

Research Interests: 

Dr. Bailey’s research concerns modern Russian intellectual and cultural history, with an emphasis on Franco-Russian intellectual and cultural relations. Her current research focuses on Russian cultural diplomacy in Paris in the nineteenth century.


Orthodoxy, Modernity, and Authenticity: The Reception of Ernest Renan’s “Life of Jesus” in Russia (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008).