Department Chair

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

Andrea D. Lanoux

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


Faculty

Christopher  Colbath, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Slavic Studies, Learning Specialist and ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Coordinator

Christopher  Colbath

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Slavic Studies, Learning Specialist and ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Coordinator

Russian Literature


Petko Ivanov, Senior Lecturer in Slavic Studies

Petko Ivanov

Senior 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


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

Russian • French • Bulgarian



Staff

Diane Monte

Academic Department Assistant

Associated Faculty

Joseph Alchermes, Associate Professor of Art History, Chair of Art History and Architectural Studies

Joseph Alchermes

Associate Professor of Art History, Chair of Art History and Architectural Studies

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

(On sabbatical Spring 2018)

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


Denis Ferhatovic, Assistant Professor of English

Denis Ferhatovic

Assistant Professor of English

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


Eileen M. Kane, Associate Professor of History, Co-Director, Global Islamic Studies Program

Eileen M. Kane

Associate Professor of History, Co-Director, Global Islamic Studies Program

(On sabbatical AY 2017-2018)

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


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