University of Rochester

Russian Studies Professor Chosen to Lecture at Chapel Hill

February 7, 1997

Brenda Meehan, professor of history at the University of Rochester, has been selected as the Hanes-Willis Visiting Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Meehan will spend Nov. 8-15, 1997, lecturing and participating in classes on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus. Her lectures and seminars will reflect her expertise in the history and culture of Russia, the history of religion, and women's studies.

Meehan, who earned a Ph.D. in history from Rochester in 1970, joined the history faculty as an assistant professor in 1972. She is working on a book about the Russian religious renaissance and its ties to contemporary feminist culture.