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


Dale Alexander, Administrative Assistant

Russian and East European Studies Faculty

Russian and East European Studies News

Mark Walker ’22 Awarded Beinecke Scholarship

May 7, 2021

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