Department Chair

Petko Ivanov, Senior Lecturer in Slavic Studies, Chair of the Slavic Studies Department

Petko Ivanov

Senior Lecturer in Slavic Studies, Chair of the Slavic Studies Department

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


Faculty

Christopher  Colbath, CLASS OF 1970 DIRECTOR OF THE ACADEMIC RESOURCE CENTER, LEARNING SPECIALIST AND ESOL (ENGLISH FOR SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES) COORDINATOR

Christopher  Colbath

CLASS OF 1970 DIRECTOR OF THE ACADEMIC RESOURCE CENTER, LEARNING SPECIALIST AND ESOL (ENGLISH FOR SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES) COORDINATOR, ADJUNCT ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF SLAVIC STUDIES

Russian Literature


Andrea D. Lanoux, Elizabeth S. Kruidenier ’48 Professor of Slavic Studies

Andrea D. Lanoux

Elizabeth S. Kruidenier ’48 Professor of Slavic Studies

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


Laura Little, Faculty Director of the Global Learning Lab, Lecturer of Slavic Studies

Laura Little

Faculty Director of the Global Learning Lab, Lecturer of Slavic Studies, Associate Faculty Director of CISLA

Russian Literature • Late Soviet Culture • Russian Language • Bulgarian Language and Culture • Slavic and Balkan Cuisines • Jewish Emigration from Eastern Europe


Associated Faculty

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

Joseph Alchermes

Associate Professor of Art History, Director of Architectural Studies

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


Jane Dawson, Virginia Eason Weinmann '51 Professor of Government and Environmental Studies

Jane Dawson

Virginia Eason Weinmann '51 Professor of Government and Environmental Studies

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


Denis Ferhatovic, Associate Professor of English

Denis Ferhatovic

Associate Professor of English

(Pronouns: he/his/him)

Medieval literature, esp. Old and Middle English poetry • Word and image • Postcolonial theory • Translation



John Qunjian Tian, Professor of Government and International Relations

John Qunjian Tian

Professor of Government and International Relations

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


Anna Vallye, Assistant Professor of Art History and Architectural Studies

Anna Vallye

Assistant Professor of Art History and Architectural Studies

History of 20th century architecture • History of urban planning • Interwar avant-garde art and architecture


Marijian Despalatovic

Senior Lecturer Emeritus

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