Ph.D., University of Leipzig, Germany
Russian cinema, literature, and culture; Georgian cinema
Peter Rollberg earned his Ph.D. in 1988, at the University of Leipzig, Germany, after studying in Leipzig and Moscow. He came to GWU in 1991 after teaching at Duke University.
Professor Rollberg was awarded the Bender Teaching Prize in 1999 and the Trachtenberg Teaching Prize in 2001. He has served as Director of the University Honors Program and Chair of the Department of Romance, German, and Slavic Languages.
- The A to Z of Russian and Soviet Cinema, (Scarecrow Press, 2010)
- Historical Dictionary of Russian and Soviet Cinema (Lanham, Toronto, Plymouth: Scarecrow, 2008)
- The Modern Encyclopedia of East Slavic, Baltic, and Central Asian Literatures, Vol. 1–10, ed., (Academic International Press, Gulf Breeze, Florida). [Volume 10 appeared in December 1996.]
- And Meaning for a Life Entire. Festschrift for Charles A. Moser on the Occasion of His Sixtieth Birthday (Bloomington, Indiana: Slavica, 1998).
Additional publications include articles on Bulgakov, Nabokov, Grossman, Makanin, Kim, and Belov, as well as translations of Russian literature into German and English.