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Syracuse University, College of Arts and Sciences

Gerald R. Greenberg

Gerry Greenberg in a bowtie.

Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Interim Chair of Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition.

Humanities; Curriculum, Instruction, and Programs

Russian and Linguistics

Associate Professor

A&S Administration

A&S Curriculum/Instruction

A&S Dean's Cabinet

Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Linguistic Studies


Modern Foreign Languages

Russian Language Literature and Culture

441 Hall of Languages


Research and Teaching Interests

Dr. Greenberg has taught courses in Russian and linguistics. His interests include Russian and Slavic linguistics, syntactic theory, the Liberal Arts and Sciences, and the Humanities.


  • Ph.D., Slavic Linguistics, Cornell University (1985)
  • M.A., Slavic Linguistics, Cornell University (1981)
  • B.A., Mathematics and Russian, Bucknell University (1977)


  • Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; Humanities; Curriculum, Instruction, and Programs, 2010-present.
  • Member, Board of Directors, Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences, 2011-present.
  • Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; Humanities, 2009-2010.
  • Associate Dean for Humanities, 2003-2008.
  • Director, Linguistic Studies Program, 2016-present.
  • Interim Director, Humanities Center, 2014-2015.
  • Acting Chair, Department of English, 2012-2013.
  • Director, Linguistic Studies Program, 2010-2011.
  • Acting Chair, Department of Religion, 2008-2009.
  • Director, Linguistic Studies Program, 2007-2008.
  • Acting Chair, Department of English, 2004-2005.
  • Chair, Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, 1997-2003.
  • Associate Professor of Russian and Linguistics, 1991-present.


The Tao of the Liberal Arts

(Oct. 26, 2016)

Gerry Greenberg plays leadership role in Council of the Colleges of Arts and Sciences

The 2015 Board of Visitors Faculty Panel Discussion

(Nov. 11, 2015)

A&S Faculty discuss what it means to have an 'Intense Liberal Arts Experience'.