Our Faculty and Staff

The Russian faculty are dynamic teacher-scholars who are deeply engaged in the field of Russian cultural studies and committed to nurturing student success. With a wide array of course offerings designed to appeal to diverse student interests in Russian language, literature, culture, history, and politics, we also serve as mentors for student research and study abroad.


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Laura A. Henry

Professor of Government and Acting Chair of Russian Department
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Page Herrlinger

Associate Professor of History, on leave for the 2022-23 academic year


Faculty Emeriti

Jane E. Knox
Professor of Russian Emerita