Maia Solovieva

  • Senior Lecturer in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
  • Director of Russian House


  • PhD equivalent (kandidatskaia) in education, Rostov State Pedagogical
  • University, Rostov, Russia, 2000
  • MA in linguistics summa cum laude, Kuban State University, Krasnodar, Russia, 1986


Courses and Interests
Culture in Language Teaching: Strategies for Intercultural Communication
Understanding Chekhov

Russian Table meets from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday at Azariah’s Cafe

Fall 2023

Advanced Russian I: Reading Across Disciplines — RUSS 305
Special Topics: Mikhail Bulgakov in Historical Context — RUSS 411

Spring 2024

Intermediate Russian — RUSS 204
Advanced Russian II: Cross-Cultural Communication — RUSS 306


Russian Evolution

June 1, 2023

Curiosity led Emma Kim to study Eastern Europe at Oberlin. Now a state department scholarship has her curious about living and studying there.