Newscenter: John Givens Named Professor of the Year in the Humanities

May 16, 2017

John Givens, associate professor of Russian and chair of the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures, won the Students’ Association Government’s Professor of the Year in the Humanities field. He received his doctoral degree from the University of Washington in 1993 and joined the Rochester faculty the same year. The Baker City, Oregon native focuses on Russian literature and cinema and recently completed a book titled The Image of Christ in Russian Literature.