Douglas Northrop

Douglas Northrop is professor of history and Middle East studies at the University of Michigan. He is the author of An Imperial World: Empires and Colonies Since 1750, coauthor of Transition to Democracy: Political Change in the Soviet Union, 1987-1991, and editor of A Companion to World History. He is also author of Veiled Empire: Gender and Power in Stalinist Central Asia, which won the Bruce Lincoln Book Prize and the Heldt Prize. Northrop is coeditor of the Cambridge Comparative World History series from Cambridge University Press.