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Dr. Blake
Elizabeth Blake, Ph.D.
Russian Division Coordinator 
Assistant Professor of Russian 

Ph.D. Slavic Literatures and Linguistics, The Ohio State University, 2001
B. A. French and Russian Studies, The College of William and Mary, 1992
Special Areas of Interest:
Dostoevsky and Tolstoy Studies
Literature of Empire and Exile (Russian, Polish, French)
Russian Orthodoxy and Polish/French Catholicism
Russian and East European Drama and Film Studies
Gender Studies
Morrissey Hall 1452

Zdenko Mandušić, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Russian
Ph.D. Slavic Languages and Literature & Cinema and Media Studies, University of Chicago
B.A. Teaching of English, University of Illinois at Chicago

Special Areas of Interest:
Russian Film Theory and the History of Cinema in Russia
Soviet Cold War Films
Late and Post Soviet Russian Literature
Russian Science Fiction and Russian Cosmism
The Burden of History in South Slavic Literature and Film

Dr. Yelena Belyaeva-Standen
Yelena Belyaeva-Standen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Russian
Doktor of philological sciences: Institute of Linguistics, Russian Academy of Science, Moscow, USSR, 1988.
Kandidat of philological sciences: Kiev State University, USSR.
Diploma: Voronezh State University, Voronezh, USSR.
Morrissey Hall 1541

Dr. David T. Murphy
David T. Murphy, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Modern Languages
M.A. Czech Literature, Columbia University, 1968
Ph.D. Slavic Linguistics, Columbia University, 1975
Special Areas of Interest: 
Russian Linguistics
Old Russian Architecture and Painting
Comparative Slavic Morphology
Old Czech Literature
Czech and Polish Languages



Irina V. Yulianova, Ph.D. 
Adjunct Instructor
Ph.D. Russian Language and Literature & Education, Pushkin Institute of Russian Language, Moscow, Russia, 2003
M.A. Methodology of Teaching the Russian Language and Eastern European Culture, Pushkin Institute of Russian Language, Moscow, Russia 1996
M.A. Russian Language and Literature, Komi State University, Russia, 1991

Morrissey Hall 1414


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