Faculty & Staff
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lomonosov Moscow State University
Elena is the 2014-2015 Russian language assistant.
Administrative Assistant for Department of German and Department of Russian
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.
Associate Professor of Russian
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin (Madison)
Teaches Russian language and literature; at Wellesley since 1994.