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



Research Interests

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

Courses Taught

Fall 2022 Courses

REES 0410: Masterpieces of 19th-Century Russian Literature

RUSS 0100: Russian I

RUSS 1100: Russian Society Today