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Anita Kondoyanidi

Department of History

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  • Adjunct Professorial Lecturer, History
Anita Kondoyanidi was born in Russia. She received her MA in Russian, Eurasian, and East European studies from Georgetown University. In 2004, she completed her first PhD in Literature and Literary Criticism from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and currently she is ABD and writing her second dissertation at the Georgetown History Department. Tentative title of her dissertation is “Disillusioned Prophet: Maxim Gorky and the Russian Revolutions.” Her research interests are cultural diplomacy, Russian culture, and Russian-American relations. She teaches cultural diplomacy. Her publications appeared in the Russian Review, Revista de Instituciones, Ideas y Mercados (RIIM), and MusicuM magazine. She edited the first special English edition of the Russian magazine MusicuM.


BA in English, University of Alaska, Anchorage, 1997 MA in English, University of Alaska, Anchorage, 1999 PhD in Literature and Literary Criticism, University of Indiana, Pennsylvania, 2004 MA in Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies, Georgetown University, 2007 ABD in Russian History, Georgetown University

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Carmel Institute of Russian Culture & History


  • Spring 2018

    • HIST-496 Selected Topics:Non-Recurring: U.S.-Soviet Cultural Cold War
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