Russian Studies



Winston Churchill called Russia “a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.” From Tsarist excesses to the Bolshevik Revolution and beyond, the country has a rich history.

And while Soviet super spies no longer star in American films, we continue to be fascinated by this enormous country. Events in Russia, such as those of the tragic conflict with Chechen rebels, continue to shake the world.

Russian studies majors attempt to decode the riddle of Russia and see into its future by studying it from all angles.

Leaders Who Majored in Russian Studies