Professor, Department Chair
Ph.D.: Columbia, 1986
Research and teaching interests: Alexander Pushkin; Andrei Sinyavsky; 20th and 21st-century Russian literature and popular culture (including television and dance); Russian women’s studies
Ph.D.: Columbia, 2012
Research and teaching interests: 19th- and 20th- century Russian literature, Chekhov, Nabokov, Russian and Ukrainian language pedagogy.
Term Assistant Professor
Ph.D.: Columbia, 2014
Research and teaching interests: Cultural contacts and exchange between Russia and China; early Soviet culture; 19th- and 20th-century Russian literature; post-socialist culture.
Richard F. Gustafson
Ph.D.: Columbia, 1963
Research and teaching interests: Tolstoy; 19th-century Russian poetry; Vladimir Solov'ev; Russian religious thought
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