David Rainbow is a historian of modern Europe and Russia. He is currently writing a book on the history of Russian and Soviet imperial power in Siberia from the mid-19th to the mid-20th century. Dr. Rainbow is also editing a volume on the history of race in Russia. He has taught courses on empires in world history, intellectual history, Europe, Russia and Eurasia, the history of exile, and research methods for undergraduates. Before coming to the Honors College in 2015, Dr. Rainbow held positions at Columbia University, New York University, and on a cattle ranch in southwestern North Dakota. (Ph.D., New York University).