Senior Lecturer of Russian
D.M.L., Middlebury College (2001); M.A., Middlebury College (1989); B.A., Leeds University, UK (1967)
Joan Bridgwood teaches courses in beginning and intermediate Russian language. Her research interests and publications center on the culture of Russia’s golden 19th century and the travels of Russian authors and poets in Italy. She offers courses on Russian culture and civilization in both Russian and English which are included among the course offerings for a minor in Russian Area Studies. She also organizes a weekly Russian conversation group for students of Russian and Russian speakers in the Clemson area.