Slavic and Eurasian Studies Faculty: Research Interests


  1. Erdag Göknar, Turkish cultural studies (literature, history, & politics); Eurasian and Middle Eastern politics of representation; the novel and national historiography; Islam and secularism, translation studies, identity/subjectivity

Primary Faculty

  1. Edna Andrews, Cognitive and Neurolinguistics, Slavic and General Linguistics, Russia (Language & Culture), Language & Memory, Semiotics
  2. Carol Apollonio, 19th Century Russian Literature, Language Pedagogy, Translation & Interpreting Theory and Practice. Russian Post-Glasnost Prose Fiction, and Japanese Language & Literature
  3. Jehanne Gheith, 19th & 20th Century Literature, Gulag, Women's & Gender Studies, Cultural Memory
  4. Beth Holmgren, performing arts studies, women's studies, culture and the market, cross-cultural representations
  5. Elena A Maksimova, Advanced and Specialized Russian Language and Culture, Stylistics, Soviet and Russian Film, 20th & contemporary Russian Literature
  6. Jody McAuliffe, Literary & Cultural Criticism, translation, Russian theater
  7. Michael Newcity, Russian and comparative law
  8. Mustafa O. Tuna, Turkic and Muslim peoples of Central Eurasia
  9. Joanne Van Tuyl, Technology in Russian-Language Classroom; African American & Russian Studies; 19th Century Russian Literature, Russian Language, Comparative Literature

Secondary Faculty

  1. Charles M. Becker, Economic Demography; transition economies; urban and regional economics
  2. Malachi H. Hacohen, Cosmopolitanism
  3. Martin A. Miller, Political Violence
  4. Julie A. Tetel, Julie Tetel writes in the field of linguistic historiography, focusing ...


  1. Denis Mickiewicz, Europe Russia Literature ...