Deceased April 2019

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In Memory

Dr. David Powell passed away on April 18, 2019. He was a professor of Russian studies and international relations at the University of Virginia, the Harvard Russian Research Center and Wheaton College. He requested no obituary other than the preceding.

His preference will be honored except to note that he majored in mathematics and was a member of Phi Delta Sigma at Amherst. He received his M.A. and Ph.D. from Yale University in political science. He was the author of Anti-Religion Propaganda in the Soviet Union (1975) and other publications on the USSR and Russia. He was a Harvard fellow from 1974 to 2019.

Dick Weisfelder ’60

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