Natalia Plagmann
Teaching Assistant Professor
Russian Program

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Office: McKenna 128
Office hours: Tuesdays, 2:45-3:45pm and by appointment, in person or virtually via Zoom

Natalia Plagmann is an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies Program. Before joining the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at CU Boulder, she taught a variety of courses at Saint Petersburg State University, NYU, and Princeton University, while pursuing her graduate and doctoral degrees. Her research interests include contemporary Russian literature and culture, post-Soviet documentary cinema and theater, and media and performance studies. Her dissertation, Human Documents on Screen and Stage: A Contrapuntal Reading of Post-Soviet Documentary, explores documentary films and theatrical productions in Russia in the 1990s-2010s.

She has been teaching languages at the university level since 2003 and is interested in language pedagogy, focusing on technology-enhanced and student-centered instruction. A native speaker of Russian, Natalia Plagmann teaches intermediate and advanced Russian language courses, as well as courses in Russian literature and culture.