Catharine Nepomnyashchy

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

Richard F. Gustafson

Professor Emeritus
Ph.D.: Columbia, 1963
Research and teaching interests: Tolstoy; 19th-century Russian poetry; Vladimir Solov'ev; Russian religious thought

Mara Kashper

Senior Associate
M.A.: Leningrad State University, 1970
Research and teaching interests: Advanced Russian language instruction; Russian language and culture; Russian theater; language pedagogy

Rebecca Stanton

Assistant Professor
Ph.D.: Columbia, 2004
Research and teaching interests: Twentieth-century Russian literature; non-Russian Soviet literature; magic in literature; self-narrative; narratives of the city; popular and mass culture.


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