Tatiana Filimonova

Tatiana Filimonova

Assistant Professor - Russian Studies [on-leave fall 2020]

Office: Kauke 232
Phone: 330-263-2045
Email: tfilimonova@wooster.edu


  • B.A., Herzen State Pedagogical University, Russia 2002
  • M.A., Northwestern 2008
  • Ph.D., Northwestern 2013

Courses Taught

  • RUSS 101: Beginning Russian Level I
  • RUSS 102: Beginning Russian Level II
  • RUSS 201: Intermediate Russian Level I
  • RUSS 202: Intermediate Russian Level II
  • RUSS 210: Russian Civilization: From Folklore to Philosophy
  • RUSS 220: Russian Culture Through Film
  • RUSS 230: Russian Drama Practicum
  • RUSS 250: Russian Literature in the Age of Dostoevsky and Tolstoy
  • RUSS 260: The Artist and the Tyrant: Twentieth-Century Russian Literature

Awards and Professional Memberships

  • Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies
  • American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages



A native of St. Petersburg, Russia, Tatiana’s research lies at the intersection of literature, history and contemporary Russian politics. Her academic interests include literature and empire, Eurasianism, modernism, and postmodernism. Currently, Tatiana is working on a monograph that traces the influence of Eurasianist thought on twentieth-century and contemporary Russian literature. She has published articles on the contemporary writers Vladimir Sorokin and Pavel Krusanov. Before coming to The College of Wooster, she taught at Herzen University, Bard College, Northwestern University, and Vanderbilt University.