Alumnus Thomas Grove will return to campus to give a public lecture entitled, “Our Man in Moscow: Reporting from Russia for Reuters,” on Thursday, Oct. 4, at 4:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium of Leyburn Library.
After completing majors in Russian Area Studies and German at W&L, Tom studied Turkic music for a year in Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Uzbekistan on a Watson Fellowship. He then attained a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University and worked for six years as a journalist in Istanbul, first with the Turkish Daily News and then with Reuters News.
For the past year, he has reported from Moscow for Reuters. His visit is sponsored by W&L’s Department of Journalism and Mass Communications, the Russian Area Studies Program, the Office of International Education, and the Office of the Dean of the College.