Russian and East European Studies

Program Type:
  • Major
  • Minor
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)

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

Program Director

Thomas (Tom) Newlin

Associate Professor of Russian
Department Affiliation

Joan Kaatz

Administrative Assistant 440-775-8650

Why Study Russian and East European Studies at Oberlin?

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Sample Courses

  • HIST 108 - Russian History II 4 credits
  • POLT 260 - Post Soviet Politics 4 credits
  • REES 261 - Roma, “Gypsies,” Travelers 4 credits
  • ECON 326 - International Trade 4 credits

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