Russian Area Studies


Students in the Russian Area Studies department explore the rich language and culture of Russia through a diverse selection of courses. At HWS, students are encouraged to expand their knowledge of Russian language and culture by participating in one of many study abroad opportunities offered through the Center for Global Education.


Smith ’10 Named Indiana History Teacher of the Year

Smith_AndrewAndrew Smith ’10 was recently named the 2017 Indiana History Teacher of the Year, an award administered nationally by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. Smith received the award…
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Fisher Center Series Explores “Futures of Revolution”

Fisher RevolutionThroughout the academic year, the Fisher Center for the Study of Women and Men will host a series of lectures to spur an interdisciplinary conversation around the successes and failures…
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Exploring Russia in Winter

Russia DUAfter 10 days immersed in the life of Russia’s two great cities, a group of 18 HWS students returned to the U.S. with an increased ability to engage in culturally…
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HWS Group on Study Tour of Russia

Moscow 2A group of 18 HWS students led by Associate Professor of Russian Area Studies David Galloway and Assistant Professor of Psychology Brien Ashdown are getting a glimpse of Russia in…
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Russian Program Departs for Siberia

Res26124Students and faculty from the Hobart and William Smith Russian Area Studies program, joined by K-12 teachers from upstate New York and Connecticut, recently departed for more than a month…
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