Vicki Grove

Vicki Grove

Senior Instructor
Russian Program
Vampiric tendencies of the Russian "superfluous man."
Elena Kostoglodova

Elena Kostoglodova

Senior Instructor
Russian Program
Experimental classrooms. Contemporary Russian issues.
Mark Leiderman

Mark Leiderman (Lipovetsky)

Professor • Director of Russian Graduate Studies
Russian Program
20th and 21st-centuries Russian literature. Soviet and post-Soviet culture. Postmodernism.
Tatiana Mikhailova

Tatiana Mikhailova

Senior Instructor
Russian Program
Women's studies. Gender images in recent Russian culture. Cultural and gender paradoxes that occur in Russian media.
Laura Osterman

Laura Olson Osterman

Associate Professor • Russian Faculty Advisor • Undergraduate Associate Chair
Russian Program
Folk and popular culture. Gender studies.
Jillian Porter

Jillian Porter

Assistant Professor
Russian Program
Bio Jillian Porter holds an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Slavic Languages and Literatures from the University of California, Berkeley, and a B.A. in Liberal Arts from Sarah Lawrence College. Her research explores intersections between Russian economic history and cultural production from the late 18 th century to the present. At CU, she teaches courses on 19 th -century Russian literature and Russian/Soviet cinema. Porter’s first book, Economies of Feeling:...
Artemi Romanov

Artemi Romanov

Professor
Russian Program
History of American-Russian relations; history of sport and the cold war; interpersonal and intergenerational communication; lexicology, sociolinguistics and second language acquisition.

Meghan Vicks

Visiting Assistant Professor
Russian Program
Meghan Vicks holds a PhD and an MA in Comparative Literature from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and a BA in Literary Studies from Middlebury College. Her research focuses on the concept of nothing and its relationship to narrative in twentieth-century literature, as well as on the relationship between memory and literature in contemporary fiction. She has taught a variety of literature, culture, and language courses at CU, including courses...