History and Art History
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Rex A. Wade

Rex A. Wade

Rex A. Wade

University Professor

Emeritus

European History: Russian and Soviet history, the Russian revolution

Rex A. Wade joined the George Mason University faculty in 1986, after having taught at the University of Hawaii (1968-86), Wisconsin State University, La Crosse (1963-68), and as visiting professor at the University of North Carolina, University of Nebraska, and Portland State University. He retired 2006.

He is the author of The Russian Revolution, 1917 (third edition, 2017), The Bolshevik Revolution and Russian Civil War (2001), Red Guards and Workers' Militias in the Russian Revolution (1984), and The Russian Search for Peace, 1917 (1969). He is editor of Revolutionary Russia (2004), Documents of Soviet History (Vol. I, 1991; Vol. II, 1992, Vol. III, 1994), co-editor of Politics and Society in Provincial Russia: Saratov, 1590-1917 (1989), and author of numerous articles dealing with the Russian revolution, the revolutionary movement, and Russian history generally. He currently is writing some articles on the Russian Revolution, editing a republication of Edward Alsworth Ross's 1918 book, Russia in Upheaval, and planning a book The Long Revolution: Russia 1880-1930.