Program Overview

Russian and East European Studies

Our Russia and Eastern European Studies major takes a multidisciplinary approach that incorporates Russian language and literature, history, sociology, and politics. Our courses in Russian and in English will help majors develop strong speaking, linguistic, and critical thinking skills.

Program Facts

Program Director

Tom Newlin,
Professor of Russian


Russian and East European Studies Faculty

Russian and East European Studies News

Meredith Walker ’22 Awarded Beinecke Scholarship

May 7, 2021

Meredith Walker, a junior majoring in Russian studies, economics, and mathematics, has recently been awarded the prestigious Beinecke Scholarship, which she plans to put toward a graduate program in economics.
Portrait of Meredith Walker