Aleksey Berg


PhD, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University


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. 

Office Hours

M 10am - 12noon


Research Interests

19th and 20th century Russian poetry, and economic approaches to literature.

Courses Taught

Fall 2021 Courses

RUSS001 Elementary Russian I

REES 145 Masterpieces of the 19th-Century Russian Literature

REES 201 Dostoevsky

Spring 2022

RUSS312/512 Advanced Russian Conversation and Composition II

REES403/523: Global Landscapes: Russia in the XXI Century