Wesleyan portrait of Natasha  Karageorgos

Natasha Karageorgos

Assistant Professor of the Practice in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

Fisk Hall, 406


MA Tomsk State University
PHD CUNY The Graduate Center

Natasha Karageorgos

Nataliya (Natasha) Karageorgos specializes in 20th and 21st-century Russian literature and links between Russian and Anglo-American literature. Currently, she is working on a book titled Forbidden Attraction: Russian Poets Read T. S. Eliot during the Cold War. Her scholarly interests include poetry and poetics, cognitive linguistics, modernism, postmodernism, Cold War studies, and post-colonial studies. She is also interested in the pedagogy of teaching Russian and regularly teaches at Middlebury Summer Russian School.

She earned her BA in English and her kandidatskaya degree in Russian literature from Tomsk State University. In 2019, she received her PhD in comparative literature from the Graduate Center, CUNY. Before coming to Wesleyan, she taught at Queens College, Baruch College, and Middlebury College.

Academic Affiliations

Office Hours

M 2:30-3:30 pm

T 10:00-11:00 am



Fall 2024
RUSS 101 - 01
Elementary Russian

RUSS 201 - 01
Intermediate Russian I

RUSS 301 - 01
Third-Year Russian I