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Battelle Tompkins
Additional Positions at AU
Adjunct Professorial Lecturer, History
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

Anita Kondoyanidi specializes on the history of cultural diplomacy, Russian-Western cultural relations, Russian culture as well as history of music. She holds Ph.D. in literary studies and Ph.D. in European and Russian history from Georgetown University. Kondoyanidi was born in Russia, was educated in the US and Russia, worked on developing and establishing international, educational projects that focused and honored Russian cultural heritage in the west. In 2016 she co-founded and edited the English version of MusicuM to promote Russian musical heritage in the west. She published articles in MusicuM, Russian Review, Revista de Instituciones, Ideas y Mercados (RIIM). In 2009 her article about how the Soviet soldiers liberated concentration camps was recognized as one of the best by the Association of Slavic and East European Studies Association.
See Also
Carmel Institute of Russian Culture & History
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Spring 2021

  • HIST-225 Russia & Origins Cont Eurasia

  • HIST-445 Russian Studies: U.S.-Soviet Cultural Cold War

Summer 2021

  • HIST-225 Russia & Origins Cont Eurasia

Fall 2021

  • HIST-225 Russia & Origins Cont Eurasia