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Carmel Institute for Russian Culture and History

Carmel Institute for Russian Culture and History

Faculty & Staff

IRC Faculty & Staff

  1. Anton Fedyashin, Director of the Carmel Institute of Russian Culture and History and Assistant Pr

    CAS - History

    Anton Fedyashin received his BA from St. John’s College in Annapolis, MD, where he studied the Great Books. He completed an MA at Harvard University in Russian, East European, and Central Asian Studies and went on to defend his doctoral dissertation … More

    Send email to Anton Fedyashin

    (202) 885-6381

  1. Anita Kondoyanidi, Assoc Director, Carmel Institute-Russian History & Culture

    CAS - Dean's Office

    Anita Kondoyanidi was born in Russia. She received her MA in Russian, Eurasian, and Eastern European studies from Georgetown University. In 2004, she completed her first Ph.D. in Literature and Literary Criticism from Indiana University of Pennsylvan… More

    Send email to Anita Kondoyanidi

  2. Eric Lohr, Professor and Susan Carmel Lehrman Chair of Russian History and Culture

    CAS - History

    Eric Lohr published his most recent book, Russian Citizenship: From Empire to Soviet Union, with Harvard University Press in September 2012. He received his MA in Russian Studies and PhD in History from Harvard University. He then taught at Harvard a… More

    Send email to Eric Lohr

    (202) 885-2464

  3. Jayne Cosson

Affiliated Faculty

  1. Julia Belopolsky, Instructor

    CAS-World Lang and Cultures

    Send email to Julia Belopolsky

    (202) 885-6302

  2. Galina Buchina, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  3. James Goldgeier, Dean

    SIS-School of Intl Service

    James Goldgeier is Dean of the School of International Service at American University. Previously, he was a professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University. He also taught at Cornell University, and has held a… More

    (202) 885-1603

  4. Yuliya Gorenman, Musician in Residence

    CAS - Performing Arts

    A piano instructor in the applied music program, award-winning Russian-born American pianist Yuliya Gorenman has been called a "pianist without fear." Now firmly established in her performing career, she first achieved international acclaim in 1995 a… More

    Send email to Yuliya Gorenman

    (202) 885-3435

  5. Alina Israeli, Associate Professor

    CAS-World Lang and Cultures

    Professor Israeli received her PhD in Slavic Linguistics from Yale University. Prior to coming to the United States she received a BA equivalent in Russian Language and Literature from Leningrad State University. A specialist in both Russian linguist… More

    Send email to Alina Israeli

    (202) 885-2387

  6. Linda Lucia Lubrano, Professor Emerita

    Linda Lucia Lubrano retired from the SIS faculty after 45 years of teaching from 1968 to 2013. Honored for her distinguished teaching career, she offered a wide range of courses that bridged the humanities with the natural and social sciences. Her cl… More

    Send email to Linda Lucia Lubrano

    (202) 885-1760

  7. Mieke Meurs, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, CAS

    CAS - Dean's Office

    Professor Meurs has recently taught Comparative Systems, Heterodox Microeconomics, Transition Economies, the Economics of Gender, and Political Economy.

    Send email to Mieke Meurs

    (202) 885-3776

  8. Marina Richaud, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  9. Svetlana Savranskaya, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer