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Aleksey Berg



613 Agnes Arnold Hall
Email: aberg@Central.UH.EDU 


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. After he received a Ph.D. from Harvard University in 2013, he has worked at the University of Pennsylvania and, most recently, at the College of New Jersey where he has served as Director of Russian Studies since 2016. Dr. Berg is very excited to offer his services to the University of Houston, where is will be teaching the second-year Russian language course. In his spare time Dr. Berg enjoys reading, hiking, and playing with his cat.