• Sharon Werning Rivera

    Sidney Wertimer Professor for Excellence in Advising and Mentoring, Professor of Government; Director of Russian Studies
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    Post-communist democratization, the composition of the Russian elite, elite survey research, and the diffusion of ideas
  • Jason Cieply

    Assistant Professor of Russian Languages and Literatures
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    Soviet and post-Soviet society and culture; film, performance; popular music; contemporary poetry; affect; narrative theory; media; Russian political thought; post-socialism
  • Giulia Dossi

    Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian Studies
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    Russian language, 19th century Russian literature, history of medicine, affect theory, hysteria
  • Marianne Janack

    John Stewart Kennedy Professor of Philosophy, Acting Chair of the Department of German, Russian, Italian, and Arabic
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    epistemology; philosophy of science; philosophy of mind; theories of identity; feminist theory; philosophy and literature; American pragmatism
  • Shoshana Keller

    Chair and William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of History
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    Russian and Soviet history, Central Eurasian history, and history of the modern Middle East
  • David Rivera

    Associate Professor by Special Appointment
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    The international politics of Eurasia, post-communist democratization, and the composition of the Russian elite
  • Frank Sciacca

    Associate Professor of German and Russian Languages and Literatures (Russian) Emeritus
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    Russian language; 20th-century Russian literature and art;, Russian Orthodox Church; Russian and Ukrainian folklore and folk culture; food politics and culture


Department Name

Russian Studies Program

Contact Name

Sharon Rivera, Program Director

Office Location
198 College Hill Road
Clinton, NY 13323

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