Russia 2011

Dr. Brooks Green spent a month in Russia funded by a grant from the Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program. Dr. Green took three university professors, two university students, a school psychologist, and eight school teachers to the Russian South. The group began the Short-term Seminar in Moscow, then traveled to Rostov-on-Don, Tuapse, Volograd, Astrakhan, and Ryazan' before returning to Moscow and home. While in the Russian South, the group participated in classes on Russian geography, history, and language and tours of the Black Sea, Volga River, the Volga River Delta, and the north coastal area of the Caspian Sea. The purpose of the Short-term Seminar was to learn more about ethnic and cultural diversity in Russia; especially the Russian South.