Alumni

M.A.
Russian
2017
Associate Instructor
Indiana University
My education in Humanities has exceptionally prepared me for a smooth transition from graduate school to work as an instructor at Indiana University. Different courses that I took at the College of Humanities taught me exceptional critical-thinking skills and that the answers will not always be in front of my face. They also helped me develop many communication skills which are crucial in... Read More
B.A.
Russian
1984
M.A.
Russian
1987
Senior Lecturer in Russian
Arizona State University
I studied in the U of A Russian department from 1980-1987. At the time the program was particularly strong in producing people who could actually speak Russian, which allowed me to obtain my first academic position at ASU with only a Master's, after which I went on to be a translator for Honeywell on a project that was putting American avionics on Russian airframes. From there I went to... Read More
B.A.
Russian
1990
B.A.
Political Science
1990
Foreign Service Officer
U.S. Department of State
My degree in Russian from the U of A provided opportunities that I never dreamed possible. After graduation, I was selected as a Protocol Guide/Hostess at the Winter Olympics in Albertville – one of the few who came from outside of France.  Later, a Scottsdale art dealer asked me to provide translations of artist biographies for a coffee table book, and I was even able to work with two visiting... Read More

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M.A.
Russian
2017
Associate Instructor
Indiana University
B.A.
Russian
2006
B.A.
English
2006
M.A.
Russian
2008
Translator
Russian Winter Olympics project
M.A.
Russian
1970
Retired Professor
Arizona State University
B.A.
Russian & Soviet Studies
1992
Diplomat & Author
U.S. Department of State
M.A.
Russian
2007
English & World Literature Instructor
Gate Way Early College High School
B.A.
Russian
1989
B.A.
Russian Studies
1989
P. Davidson & Company
B.A.
Religious Studies
2001
M.A.
Russian
2008
B.A.
Russian
2017
B.A.
Linguistics
2017
M.A.
Russian
2019
English Teaching Assistant
Perm National Research Polytechnic University
M.A.
Russian
2008
B.A.
Russian
1997
B.S.
Geosciences
1997
Director, Russian and Eurasian Studies Program and Associate Professor of Geography
Colgate University
B.A.
Russian
2018
B.A.
Political Science
2018
M.A.
Russian
2020
Law Student
The University of Arizona
M.A.
Russian
2013
Russian Language Teacher
Clark County School District
B.A.
Russian and Soviet Studies
1990
Executive Director, Stanford Global Studies
Stanford University
B.A.
Russian
1984
M.A.
Russian
1987
Senior Lecturer in Russian
Arizona State University
B.A.
Russian
1990
B.A.
Political Science
1990
Foreign Service Officer
U.S. Department of State
B.A.
Russian
2020
B.A.
History
2020
B.A.
Russian Studies
2017
B.A.
Global Studies
2017
M.A.
Russian
2002
M.A.
Russian
2018
B.A.
Journalism, Russian
2016
Russian Teacher
Math and Science Success Academy, Tucson, AZ
M.A.
Russian
2020
Instructor
Beloit College
M.A.
Russian
2010
Naval Officer
U.S. Navy
M.A.
Russian
2006
Director of Regional Sales
Nasco International
B.A.
Russian Studies
1971
M.A.
Russian Studies
1973
Senior Advisor
Department of State
M.A.
Russian
1990
Finance Manager
Stanford University
M.A.
Russian
1996
Faculty
Indiana University
M.A.
Russian
1974
Professor
Department of Modern Literatures and Cultures, University of Richmond
B.A.
Russian
1988
Vice President of Development
Make-A-Wish San Diego 
B.A.
Russian Studies
1992
Vice President
Maxar
M.A.
Russian
2019
Overseas-Study Consultant
Elite Education Group

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