Faculty & Staff

  • Alla L. Epsteyn

    Senior Lecturer in Russian

    M.A., Moscow University; Ph.D., Academy of Sciences Institute of World History (Russia)

    Teaches Russian language; Wintersession in Moscow Program Director; at Wellesley since 1998.

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  • Marshall Goldman

    Professor Emeritus of Economics

    B.S., Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Ph D in Economics, Harvard University

    Studies economic and political developments in Russia, especially the energy sector and how it affects Vladimir Putin.

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  • Thomas Peter Hodge

    Professor of Russian

    B.A., Pomona College; M.A., Oxford University; M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University

    Interests include history of 19th-century Russian literature, Russian nature-writing, and Russian music.

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  • Philip L. Kohl

    Kathryn Wasserman Davis Professor of Slavic Studies; Professor of Anthropology

    B.A., Columbia University; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University

    Research on prehistory of Eurasia, current political use of remote past; anthropology as the study of cultural and biological evolution.

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  • Elena Polyakova

    Language Assistant

    Lomonosov Moscow State University

    Elena is the 2014-2015 Russian language assistant.

     

     

     

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  • Katie Sango-Jackson

    Administrative Assistant for Department of German and Department of Russian

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  • Nina Tumarkin

    Nina Tumarkin

    Professor of History

    B.A., University of Rochester; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University

    Historian of Russia, current research on Russian historical memory of the Soviet past.

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  • Adam Weiner

    Associate Professor of Russian

    B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin (Madison)

    Teaches Russian language and literature; at Wellesley since 1994.

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