Faculty and Staff

Laurie Iudin-Nelson

Full Professor of Russian Studies

Course Topics: modern languages, Russian, Peace and Conflict Studies

Education: Ph.D., Slavic Languages and Literature, University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.A., Russian Area Studies, University of Minnesota; B.A., History, Russian, St. Olaf College

Director of Russian Studies and Scandinavian Studies programs

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Anna Peterson

Assistant Professor of History

Education: Ph.D., History, Ohio State University; M.A., History, University of North Dakota; B.A., Scandinavian Studies, Concordia College (Moorhead) 

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Andrea Beckendorf

Associate Professor in Library and Information Studies

Course Topics: Library and Information Studies

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Joy Conrad

Instructor in Modern Languages and Literatures

Course Topics: modern languages, Russian studies

Education: Ph.D. candidate, Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.A., Russian, University of Iowa; B.A., Russian, Grinnell College

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