Alexander Mikaberidze: Professor receives gold medal for works in French History

Source: The Almagest, 3-24-11

No stranger to success, Alexander Mikaberidze Ph.D., professor of history, one of LSUS’ most well-known and awarded professors has accomplished yet another feat.

Mikaberidze is a published author, teacher and now award winner. He has finally been acknowledged for his numerous works in the Napoleonic era and Revolutionary war.

The award was given by the non-profit organization, La Renaissance Française. It was founded in 1916 by French President Raymond Poincare during World War I, to promote and strengthen the French people in the times of war.

The organization recognizes scholars who have engaged in French History and helped spread it throughout the world. The group gives medals in different categories to scholars they feel have helped in the effort to teach the relevance of the Napoleonic and Revolutionary war eras.

On March 5, in Tallahassee, Fla., Mikaberidze was awarded the gold medal in Fine Arts for his works. He was one of two professors to receive an award.

Mikaberidze has been working and exploring this era for 11 years.

“I was drawn to this era because of its characters, importance of events, and direct relevance to today, I especially like this era because of Napoleon and the military history there,” said Mikaberidze…READ MORE

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