Russian Studies at Harriman

Established as the Russian Institute in 1946, the Harriman Institute at Columbia University is one of the world’s leading academic institutions for the study of Russia in all disciplines, from literature and culture to history and politics.

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Russian Studies Faculty

Deborah Martinsen

Deborah Martinsen

Associate Dean of Columbia College and Adjunct Associate Professor of Russian Literature

Elidor  Mëhilli

Elidor Mëhilli

Adjunct Associate Professor of History

Jessica Merrill

Jessica Merrill

Assistant Professor of Slavic Languages

Ronald Meyer

Ronald Meyer

Communications Manager and Adjunct Associate Professor of Slavic Languages

Tatiana Mikhailova

Tatiana Mikhailova

Lecturer in Russian, Department of Slavic Languages

Matthew Murray

Matthew Murray

Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs

Irina Reyfman

Irina Reyfman

Professor, Department of Slavic Languages

Stephen Sestanovich

Stephen Sestanovich

Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Professor for the Practice of International Diplomacy

Natasha Udensiva

Natasha Udensiva

Lecturer of International and Public Affairs

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