Petko Ivanov, Lecturer in Slavic Studies

Petko Ivanov

Lecturer in Slavic Studies

Cultural history of the Slavs • History of Slavistics • Linguistic anthropology • Second language acquisition • Nationalism • Ethnography of religion • Polish and Balkan studies


Andrea D. Lanoux, Associate Professor of Slavic Studies, Chair of the Slavic Studies Department

Andrea D. Lanoux

Associate Professor of Slavic Studies, Chair of the Slavic Studies Department

Russian and Polish languages and literatures • Gender studies in Slavic cultures • Nationhood and nationalism studies • Literary canon formation • Post-Soviet children's literature


Tony Lin, C3 Postdoctoral Fellow, Slavic Studies

Tony Lin

C3 Postdoctoral Fellow, Slavic Studies

Russian literature and music of the 19th and 20th centuries • Polish literature from Mickiewicz and beyond • Fryderyk Chopin in Polish and Russian culture • Transposition/Intermediality studies (relationship between literature and other art forms) • Theater of the Absurd


Associated Faculty

Joseph Alchermes, Associate Professor of Art History, Director of the Architectural Studies Program

Joseph Alchermes

Associate Professor of Art History, Director of the Architectural Studies Program

(On sabbatical Spring 2016)

Late Roman art • Early Christian art • Byzantine art • Medieval architecture


Jane Dawson, Virginia Eason Weinmann '51 Professor of Government and Environmental Studies, Director of the Goodwin-Niering Center for the Environment

Jane Dawson

Virginia Eason Weinmann '51 Professor of Government and Environmental Studies, Director of the Goodwin-Niering Center for the Environment

International environmental justice • International environmental politics • Comparative environmental activism and politics


Eileen M. Kane, Associate Professor of History

Eileen M. Kane

Associate Professor of History

(On sabbatical Fall 2015)

Russian/Soviet/post-Soviet history • Modern Europe • Empires


John Qunjian Tian, Associate Professor of Government and International Relations

John Qunjian Tian

Associate Professor of Government and International Relations

Chinese political economy • East Asian political economy • International political economy • Comparative political economy and politics


Marijian Despalatovic

Senior Lecturer Emeritus

Russian language and literature • Chekhov • Dostoevsky • Semiotics • Marxism