Adam Bruno Ulam

Adam Bruno Ulam

Death 28 Mar 2000 (aged 77)
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
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Professor Emeritus of Government. Born in Lwow, Poland, which is now Lviv, Ukraine. Adam Ulam left Poland for the United States less than 2 weeks before the start of World War II in Europe. Ulam attained his PhD at Harvard University, and taught there from 1947 to 1992-he was the Gurney Professor of History and Politicial Science. A noted expert of the Soviet Union and Communism, he served as Director of the Russian Research Center at Harvard (now called the Davis Center for Russian Studies) from 1973 to 1976 and from 1980 to 1992. Professor Ulam authored 20 books, including The Bolsheviks (1965), Expansion and Coexistence: The History of Soviet Foreign Policy, 1917-67 (1967), Stalin: The Man and His Era (1973), and a posthumus memoir, Understanding the Cold War: A Historian's Personal Reflections (2002). Adam Ulam was the brother of the famous mathematician and physicist Stanislaw Marcin Ulam (1909-1984).

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