M.A. Russian Literature
B.A. Russian Literature
Professor Rich Schimpf received his BA from Columbia University and his MA from Stanford University, both in Russian Literature.
After Stanford, Rich pursued his own career in fiction writing, winning several awards and appearing in a number of publications. He transitioned into screenwriting in 2003, and quickly developed a successful business as a story editor and script doctor. He is credited on six films, and has consulted on dozens more.