Vicki Grove

Vicki Grove

Senior Instructor
Russian Program
Vampiric tendencies of the Russian "superfluous man."
Yuliana Gunn

Yuliana Gunn

Instructor
Russian Program
Focus: Russian language pedagogy. Russian politics, culture, history, literature, and Slavic folklore. About: Yuliana holds an M.A. in Russian and East European Studies from the University of Arizona, and a B.A. in Russian and Political Science from the University of New Hampshire. Her research interests include post-Soviet Russian national identity development, as it is presented in current social studies ( obshchestvoznanie ) textbooks in Russian high schools, and its influence...
Elena Kostoglodova

Elena Kostoglodova

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

Mark Leiderman (Lipovetsky)

Professor
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

Professor
Russian Program
Folk and popular culture. Gender studies.
Jillian Porter

Jillian Porter

Assistant Professor • Director of Russian Graduate Studies
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 Russian literature and Russian/Soviet cinema. Porter’s first book, Economies of Feeling: Russian Literature under...
Artemi Romanov

Artemi Romanov

Professor • Associate Chair of Undergraduate Studies • Undergraduate Faculty Advisor
Russian Program
History of American-Russian relations; history of sport and the cold war; interpersonal and intergenerational communication; lexicology, sociolinguistics and second language acquisition.
Laurel Schmuck

Laurel Schmuck

Visiting Assistant Professor
Russian Program
Lev Tolstoy; narratology; impersonal narrative genres; animals in philosophy, literature, television and film; environmental criticism; and science and mathematics in literature.
Meghan Vicks

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 brings Russian literature into interdisciplinary contexts as well as into conversation with the literature, culture, and theory of non-Russian traditions. She has taught a variety of literature, culture, and language courses at CU, including courses on Vladimir Nabokov, twentieth-century and contemporary Russian...