URI TodayWednesday, May 8, 2013
Political science professor wins Fulbright to study in Ukraine
Nicolai N. Petro, a professor of political science, has received a Fulbright research grant to study the role of the Russian Orthodox Church while living abroad in Ukraine.
Earlier this year, Petro signed a book contract with Stanford University Press to publish his next book, Blessed Is the Kingdom: The Orthodox Church and the Struggle for the Soul of Modern Russia. His Fulbright will give him the time he needs to research and write his book.
“My wife and I are thrilled to have this opportunity to build on the contacts that URI has made with Ukraine in the past few years,’’ says Petro, of Kingston, who plans to...