Faculty & Staff

  • Jason Cieply

    Visiting Lecturer in Russian

    B.A., Kenyon College ; M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University

    Research focuses on 19th- and 20th-century Russian literature and the revolutionary impulse.


  • 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.


  • Marshall Goldman

    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.


  • Thomas Peter Hodge

    Professor of Russian

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

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


  • Igor Logvinenko, politics, Russia, Wellesley

    Igor O. Logvinenko

    Assistant Professor of Political Science

    B.A., University of Redlands; M.A., Villanova University; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University

    International & comparative political economy, politics & foreign policy of Russia & other post-communist states.

    SPRING 2017 Office Hours: Mondays & Tuesdays: 3:30-5PM  Click here to schedule an appointment. 



  • Katie Sango-Jackson

    Administrative Assistant for Department of German and Department of Russian


  • Nina Tumarkin

    Nina Tumarkin

    Kathryn Wasserman Davis Professor of Slavic Studies; 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.


  • Adam Weiner

    Professor of Russian

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

    Teaches Russian language and literature; at Wellesley since 1994.