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Oksana Ingle, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor of Russian

Address: JC Long 428
Phone: 843.953.1995
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Oksana Ingle is a native of St. Petersburg, Russia and has been an adjunct professor at the College since 2008. Her teaching interests include Russian language, literature, and cultural history. The focus of her recent research has been on Russian and Finnish epics and Russian culture.

Dr. Ingle directs the CofC Russia Study Abroad program, taking students to Moscow, St. Petersburg, Saransk, and other cities for a Maymester of cultural immersion, study, and travel. In addition to 20 years of teaching Russian, she has traveled extensively in the former Soviet Union and Europe and is the author of the blog, “A Window Into Russia.”


Ogarev Mordovian State University

St. Petersburg State University

St. Petersburg State University

Courses Taught

RUSS 101, 102, 201, 202

RUSS 313, 330, 390, and 398

Russian conversation

FYSM First year experience (FYE) seminar on Russian cultural history

LTRS 120 “A Window into Russia,” a survey of 1200 years of Russian cultural history

LTRS 210 Russian Literature, 19th Century Short Stories

CofC Russia Study Abroad Program Director



Chapter Author: Гагаев А. А., Ингл О. П. и др. Философия и природа, космо-психологическая модель русской сказки: В 3 кн. – коллективная монография. Кн. 3. Этнокульутрная природа и философия сказки: русской, европейской, эрзянской и мокшанской, татарской. Образовательная, религиозная, книжная среда сказки. – Саранск, 2016. – 438 с. – с. 70–78. (7.4. Сюжеты, содержание и основные персонажи эпоса "Калевипоэг". Сон Калевипоэга).

Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Ingle O. Albert Lord and his Works on Epics. Kalmykia: Journal of Russian Academy of Sciences. 2012_№ 4_Pp. 127–132.

Ingle O. Finnish Issues and Themes in William A. Wilson’s Works. Saransk: Finno-Ugrian World. 2013_№ 4_ Pp. 22–25.

Ingle O. Book Review: Andrejs Plakans. A Concise History of the Baltic States. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge UP, 2011. 472 p. / Slavic and East European Journal, SEEJ_57_P. 134.

Other Publications

Ingle O. Mastorava by A.M. Sharonov. Tallinn: Hoimulahvaste Programm, Valdek Palli nimeline Fond, 2014_628 p._Pp.607 – 613.

Ingle O. Mastorava in the Test of Time. International Conference Materials. 14–16 November 2013. Saransk: Mordovia State University Publishing House. 2013_Pp. 303–306.

Ingle O. Mastorava and Its Author. International Conference Materials. 31 May – 2 June 2012. Saransk: History-Sociological Institute Publishing House. 2013_904 p._Pp. 366 – 376.

Ingle O. Mastorava: an Epic of the Ersya and Moksha. XLII International Philological Conference Materials. 11 – 16 March 2013. St. Petersburg: St. Petersburg State University. 2013_106_Pp. 39 – 46.

Ingle O. Kalevala, Kalevipoeg, and Mastorava in Print and Online in the USA. Saransk: Journal of Humanities Research Institute of Mordovia Republic. 2012_№ 4_Pp. 127–132.

Ingle O., Sharonov A. Kalevala in Folklore Typology. Saransk: Journal of Humanities Research Institute of Mordovia Republic. 2010_ №4(16)_Pp. 188–192.

Newspaper Articles

The Charleston Post and Courier (2016) book review of The Romanovs, by Simon Sebag Montefiore

The Charleston Post and Courier (2016) book review of The New Tsar: The Rise and Reign of Vladmir Putin, by Steven Lee Myers

The Charleston Post and Courier (2014) “Russians: the people behind the power,” by Gregory Feiffer

The Charleston Mercury (2003): “City of Dreams” (St. Petersburg).

The Charleston Mercury (2003): “The Largest Art Museum in the World” (The Hermitage).

The Charleston Mercury (2003): “All Honor To Jefferson” (a tribute to Thomas Jefferson).