Walter Richmond

Full Time Non Tenure Track Professor, Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture; Advisory Committee, Group Language

Richmond teaches Russian language, literature, art, and culture. His scholarly interests also include the history and culture of the Caucasus and Central Asia.


  • Office: Johnson 408
  • Email: richmond@oxy.edu
  • Phone: (323) 259-2636

Education: B.A., Arizona State University; M.A., Ph.D., USC

His book The Northwest Caucasus: Past, Present, Future (Routledge Press, 2008) is the first comprehensive history of the Northwest Caucasus. He also has published articles in Religion, State, Society; the Journal of Genocide Research; and the Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs. He has also taught at USC and the A.M. Gorky Literary Institute in Moscow.