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Washington and Lee University    
  Jan 20, 2018
2017-2018 University Catalog archived

Russian Area Studies (RAS)

See Department of German, Russian, and Arabic  for requirements for a minor in Russian language and culture .

HONORS: An Honors Program is offered for qualified students; see program director for details.

Head of the Major: Anna Brodsky

Core Faculty

First date is the year in which the faculty member began service as regular faculty at the University. Second date is the year of appointment to the present rank.

Richard H. Bidlack, Ph.D.—(1987)-2011
Professor of History
Ph.D., Indiana University

Anna Brodsky, Ph.D.—(1994)-2000
Associate Professor of Russian
Ph.D., Yale University

Krzysztof Jasiewicz, Ph.D.—(1991)-1994
William P. Ames Jr. Professor of Sociology and Anthropology
Ph.D., Polish Academy of Sciences

Russian Area Studies Courses

Russian Area Studies courses are as follows:

The following courses may also meet major requirements when the topic is appropriate:


Interdisciplinary Major