Dr. Berg was born in St. Petersburg, where he obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Linguistics. He has lived and worked in the United States for almost twenty years, teaching Russian language and culture at Boston College, Middlebury College, MIT, and the University of South Carolina. He received a Ph.D. from Harvard University in 2013, and since 2016 he has served as director of the Russian program at the College of New Jersey.
19th and 20th century Russian poetry, and economic approaches to literature.
REES155: Masterpieces of of the 20th Centur Russian Literature