Russian Department

Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

Irene Aleshkovsky

Aleshkovsky, Irene

Adjunct Professor of Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
Adjunct Professor, Russian and Eastern European Studies

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Irene Aleshkovsky

Aleshkovsky, Irene

Adjunct Professor of Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
860.685.3124
Fisk Hall 214

Adjunct Professor, Russian and Eastern European Studies
860.685.3124
Fisk Hall 214

ialeshkovsky@wesleyan.edu

MA Vilnius State University

Fall 2014

RUSS101 - 01
Elementary Russian

RUSS201 - 01
Intermediate Russian I

RUSS301 - 01
Third-Year Russian I

Spring 2015

RUSS102 - 01
Elementary Russian II

RUSS202 - 01
Intermediate Russian II

RUSS302 - 01
Third-Year Russian: II

Wesleyan P.O. Box:

Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

Office Hours:

by appointment

Susanne Fusso

Fusso, Susanne

Professor of Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

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Susanne Fusso

Fusso, Susanne

Professor of Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
860.685.3123
Fisk Hall 211

sfusso@wesleyan.edu

BA Lawrence University
MA Yale University
PHD Yale University

Spring 2015

RUSS251 - 01
Dostoevsky

RUSS255 - 01
Central & East European Novel

Personal Web Site:

http://sfusso.faculty.wesleyan.edu

Wesleyan P.O. Box:

Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

Office Hours:

By appointment

Publications:

http://works.bepress.com/sfusso/

Priscilla Meyer

Meyer, Priscilla

Professor of Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
Chair, Russian Language & Literature

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Priscilla Meyer

Meyer, Priscilla

Professor of Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
860.685.3127
Fisk Hall 212

Chair, Russian Language & Literature
860.685.

pmeyer@wesleyan.edu

BA University Calif Berkeley
MA Princeton University
MAA Wesleyan University
PHD Princeton University

Fall 2014

RUSS205 - 01
The 19th-Century Russian Novel

RUSS263 - 01
Nabokov and Cultural Synthesis

Spring 2015

RUSS206 - 01
A Matter of Life & Death: Fict

RUSS234 - 01
Woody Allen

Personal Web Site:

http://pmeyer.faculty.wesleyan.edu

Wesleyan P.O. Box:

Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

Office Hours:

TuTh 1:00-2:30 or by appointment

Research Interests:

Intertextuality; French and German sources of the nineteenth century Russian novel; Vladimir Nabokov

Areas of Expertise:

19th and 20th century Russian literature; Vladimir Nabokov

Academic Associations:

MLA AAASS ATSEEL Vladimir Nabokov Society Tolstoy society

Awards Won:

USC prize of AAASS for best book of literary and cultural studies on Russia and Eurasia (2009)

Special Role in Department:

Advisor to Russian House

Publications:

http://works.bepress.com/pmeyer

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Quijada, Justine

Assistant Professor of Religion
Assistant Professor, Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies

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Quijada, Justine

Assistant Professor of Religion
860.685.2296

Assistant Professor, Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies
860.685.

jquijada@wesleyan.edu

BA University of Chicago
MA Columbia University
PHD University of Chicago

Fall 2014

RELI271 - 01
Secularism

RELI299 - 01
National Religions

Spring 2015

RELI151 - 01
Introduction to Religion

RELI307 - 01
Ritual

Wesleyan P.O. Box:

Religion Department

Office Hours:

<p><strong>Spring 2014</strong>: Tuesday &amp; Thursday 10:00-11:30 &amp; by appointment</p>

Peter Rutland

Rutland, Peter

Colin and Nancy Campbell Professor in Global Issues and Democratic Thought
Professor of Government
Tutor, College of Social Studies
Professor, Russian and Eastern European Studies

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Peter Rutland

Rutland, Peter

Colin and Nancy Campbell Professor in Global Issues and Democratic Thought
860.685.2483

Professor of Government
860.685.2483
Public Affairs Center 203

Tutor, College of Social Studies
860.685.2483

Professor, Russian and Eastern European Studies
860.685.2483

prutland@wesleyan.edu

BA Oxford University
DPHIL York University

Fall 2014

GOVT274 - 01
Russian Politics

GOVT278 - 01
Nationalism

GOVT278 - 02
Nationalism

Spring 2015

GOVT157 - 01
Democracy &amp; Dictatorship

Personal Web Site:

http://prutland.web.wesleyan.edu/

Wesleyan P.O. Box:

Government Department

Office Hours:

Tues Thurs 10.30-12.00

Victoria Smolkin-Rothrock

Smolkin-Rothrock, Victoria

Assistant Professor of History
Assistant Professor, Russian, Eastern European and Eurasian Studies
Tutor, College of Social Studies
Faculty Fellow

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Victoria Smolkin-Rothrock

Smolkin-Rothrock, Victoria

Assistant Professor of History
860.685.3293
Public Affairs Center

Assistant Professor, Russian, Eastern European and Eurasian Studies
860.685.3293

Tutor, College of Social Studies
860.685.

Faculty Fellow
860.685.

vsmolkin@wesleyan.edu

BA Sarah Lawrence College
PHD University Calif Berkeley

Wesleyan P.O. Box:

History Department

Office Hours:

<p>Fall 2014 and Spring 2015:&nbsp; On Leave/Sabbatical</p>

Research Interests:

<p><span>Victoria Smolkin-Rothrock's research focuses on Russian and Soviet history, as well as the history of religion and secularism. She is currently working on a book on Soviet atheism and socialist rituals. The project analyzes the significance and functions of private beliefs and rituals in modern society, and evaluates the state&rsquo;s ability to direct this aspect of individual and social life in order to show that the way ideological states approach spiritual culture.&nbsp; <br /></span></p>

Areas of Expertise:

<p><span>Russian and Soviet history; everyday life; ritual culture; religion, atheism, and secularism; the cultural history of social sciences. <br /></span></p>