Michael Long

Michael Long
Professor of Russian
Chair of the Department of Modern Languages & Cultures
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Research/Teaching Interests

  • Word formation in Slavic languages

  • Russian phonetics

  • Russian conversation

  • Dissident studies

  • Twentieth-century Russian/Soviet literature

  • Restoration of cultural monuments in Georgia and Russia

  • Tourism development and the impact on indigenous cultures in Georgia


Ph.D., Slavic Linguistics, Indiana University

M.A., Russian Language and Area Studies, Indiana University

B.A., Foreign Service and German, Baylor University

Courses Taught at Baylor

  • Elementary Russian I & II (RUS 1301 & 1302)

  • Intermediate Russian I & II (RUS 2310 & 2320)

  • Russian Conversation and Composition (RUS 3301)

  • Russian Reading Development (RUS 3302)

  • Russian Phonetics and Phonology (RUS 3310)

  • Modern Russian Short Story (RUS 3352)

  • Survey of Russian Literature I & II (RUS 4301 & 4302)

  • Introduction to Slavic and East European Studies (SEES 2380)

Selected Publications


Making History: Czech Voices of Dissent and the Revolution of 1989. Boulder, CO: Rowman & Littlefield, 2005.

Book Chapter

  • Co-authored with Sara Alexander. “The Juxtaposition of Cultural Identity and Tourism Development Among the Svan in Upper Svaneti, Georgia.” In Europe in the Caucasus, the Caucasus in Europe: Bridging Political and Academic Gaps.” Andrey Makarychev and Thomas Kruessmann, eds. (Stuttgart: ibidem Verlag, 2019): 255-280.


  • “Collaboration, Confrontation, and Controversy: The Politics of Monument Restoration in Georgia and the Case of Bagrati Cathedral.” Nationalities Papers 45.4 (2016): 669-686. DOI: 10.1080/00905992.2016.1261100.

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Curriculum Vitae