photo: Peter Rollberg

Peter Rollberg

Professor of Slavic Languages, Film Studies, and International Affairs; Director, Graduate Program in European and Eurasian Studies; Director, Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies
Suite 412
Address: Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, N.W.
Phone: 202-994-7084
Fax: 202-994-5436

Areas of Expertise

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.


Ph.D., University of Leipzig, Germany


Classes Taught

SLAV 1391 Intro. to Russian Literature (1800-1860s)

SLAV 1392 Intro. to Russian Literature

SLAV 2785 Introduction to Russian Cinema

SLAV 2786 Introduction to Russian Cinema

SLAV 3262 Russian Culture since 1825