About the Author

Professor and European affairs specialist. Following his Fellowship Mr. Rusinow was an Associate of the American Universities Field Staff in Belgrade and Vienna for more than twenty years and became the most knowledgeable person of his generation about the region in general and Tito’s Yugoslavia in particular. He also served as the associate director of the organization. In 1967, he briefly served as Executive Director of the Institute of Current World Affairs. He held several teaching positions and eventually became a professor at the University Center for International Studies at the University of Pittsburgh in 1988 and remained there until his retirement in 2000. He is the author of several books including Italy’s Austrian Heritage (1969) and The Yugoslav Experiment, 1948-74 (1977), considered a seminal text on the history of Yugoslavia.

Dennison Rusinow Newsletters

Fellowship Years: 1958 – 1983 Fellowship Area(s): Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, Austria, Italy First Impressions: A Tale of Three Cities Veterans of ’56: I Veterans of ’56: II: The Agencies Tangible Conscience of the West Veterans of ’56: III: The Younger Generation The Search for a Birthday A Christmas Interlude The Third Force? Hasi and