Assistant Professor - Russian Studies [on-leave fall 2020]
Office: Kauke 232
- B.A., Herzen State Pedagogical University, Russia 2002
- M.A., Northwestern 2008
- Ph.D., Northwestern 2013
- 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
- “Constructing Happiness in Siberia: Happy People and the Ideological Potential of the Provinces,” Studies in Russian and Soviet Cinema 10:2, 2016. 1-17.
- “Sergei Mokritskii. Battle for Sevastopol’,” KinoKultura 50, Oct 2015.
- “Eurasia as Discursive Literary Space at the Millennium.” The Eurasian Project and Europe: Regional Discontinuities and Geopolitics, ed. David Lane and Vsevolod Samokhvalov (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015).
- “Chinese Russia: Imperial Consciousness in Vladimir Sorokin’s Writing,” Region 3.2 (Summer 2014): 219-244.
- “Emir Baigazin: Harmony Lessons,” KinoKultura 45, July 2014.
- “Pavel Krusanov,” The Literary Encyclopedia, October 2012.
- Tatiana has also published book reviews in Slavic and East European Journal and the Journal of Historical Geography, as well as poetry translations.
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.