Faculty & Staff


Diane Nemec Ignashev, Professor of Russian, Carleton College

Diane Nemec Ignashev teaches Russian language, as well as Russian culture and theories of culture, and her current research focuses on Russian film, Gulag fiction, and the life and work of poet Marina Tsvetaeva. She has lived and worked in Russia for many years, holds a joint position in the Department of Discourse and Communication Studies at Moscow University, and has led twenty academic tours to Russia since 1988.

Language instruction

Russian language courses are taught by members of the Russian as a Foreign Language staff of the Philological Faculty of Lomonosov Moscow State University.