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General Information

Name:  William Benton Whisenhunt  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: in Murray, Kentucky


Illinois Connection

Whisenhunt moved to Illinois in 1992 to pursue graduate work at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has lived in Glenview, Naperville, and St. Charles. Since 2003, he has lived in Sycamore.

Biographical and Professional Information

William Whisenhunt is a Professor of History at College of DuPage. He has edited several books including ''Russian and Soviet History: From the Time of Troubles to the Collapse of the Soviet Union'' with Steven A. Usitalo in 2008, Marguerite Harrison's ''Marooned in Moscow: An American Woman Imprisoned in Soviet Russia'' in 2011, ''New Perspectives on Russian-American Relations'' with Norman E. Saul in 2015 and Albert Rhys Williams' ''Through the Russian Revolution'' in 2017.

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