Paul Robert Magocsi

Office Location

JH 201

Phone Number


Area Group(s)

  • Comparative Politics


  • MESc, Rutgers University
  • M.A., Rutgers University
  • M.A., Princeton University
  • Ph.D., Princeton University
  • Society of Fellows, Harvard University

Paul Robert Magocsi

Chair, Ukrainian Studies


Interested in nationalism, in particular among ethnic groups living in border areas. Has published in the fields of history, sociolinguistics, bibliography, cartography, and immigration studies. Author of The Shaping of a National Identity (1978); Galicia: An Historical Survey and Bibliographic Guide (1983); Our People (4th ed., 2005); Ukraine: A Historical Atlas (3rd ed., 1987); The Russian Americans (1989); The Rusyns of Slovakia (1993); An Historical Atlas of Central Europe (2nd rev. ed., 2002); A History of Ukraine: The Land and Its Peoples (2nd rev. ed., 2010); Of the Making of Nationalities There is No End, 2 vols. (1999); The Roots of Ukrainian Nationalism (2002); Ukraine: An Illustrated History (2007); This Blessed Land: Crimea and the Crimean Tatars (2014); With Their Backs to the Mountains: A History of Carpathian Rus’ and Carpatho-Rusyns (2015); Jews and Ukrainians (2016); Editor-in-Chief of the Encyclopaedia of Canada’s Peoples (1999); co-editor of the Encyclopedia of Rusyn History and Culture (2002).

Research Interests

  • Nationalism
  • Nationalism: esp. Among Ethnic Groups Living in Border Areas