John R Gillis

Biography

John Gillis is a Rutgers University Professor Emeritus of History who resides for most of the year in Berkeley, California. In the summer, he can be found on Great Gott Island, off Acadia National Park in Maine.

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He has taught at Rutgers, Stanford, Princeton, and the University of California at Berkeley, and is a Life Member of Clare Hall, Cambridge. Gillis has been a Visiting Fellow at St. Antony's College, Oxford, and was a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford, and the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences at Uppsala University. He is also a Fulbright Senior Scholar.