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Lisa M. DiBartolomeo, Ph.D.

Teaching Professor of Russian Studies and Slavic and East European Studies

The Armand E. and Mary W. Singer Professor in the Humanities

Dr. Di Bartolomeo completed her B.A. in Slavic Studies and Russian at West Virginia University, an M.Litt. in Russian Literature from the University of Glasgow, Scotland, a Ph.D. in Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Dr. Di Bartolomeo coordinates two major programs--the Russian Studies program and the Slavic and East European Studies (SEES) program.  In the course of those duties, she teaches a wide range of courses, including popular interdisciplinary and multi-media courses on Russian fairy tales, East European science fiction, Holocaust literature and film, Polish cinema, Russian literature, and vampires in popular culture.  She has won numerous awards for her teaching and engagement, including the WVU Foundation Award for Outstanding Teacher and the Student Life Outstanding Achievement Award.  She also serves as Senior Advisor for Global Affairs, and the Armand E. and Mary W. Singer Professor in the Humanities.