People

 
Department Chair: Anne Lounsbery
Director of Graduate Studies: Rossen Djagalov
Director of Undergraduate Studies: Ilya Kliger


Faculty
Irina Belodedova
Email: irina.belodedova@nyu.edu
Research/Interest: Ms. Belodedova's interests include contemporary Russian literature and culture, teaching methodology, linguistics, and computer-assisted language instruction.
Eliot Borenstein
Email: eb7@nyu.edu
Research/Interest: Russian modernism and postmodernism, popular culture and cultural studies, sexuality and literature.

                          
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Jane Burbank
Email: jane.burbank@nyu.edu
Research/Interest: Russian history; legal culture; empire; peasants.
Jane Burbank, Professor of History
Stephen F Cohen
Email: sfc1@nyu.edu
Research/Interest: Russian politics and history since 1917, U.S. -Soviet/Russian relations, American media coverage of the Soviet Union and Russia.

                          
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Rossen Djagalov
Email: rossen.djagalov@nyu.edu
Research/Interest: (post-)Soviet culture, Second-World modernity, Soviet-Third World literary and cinematic engagements, media history of international leftist culture, Marxism

                          
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Boris Groys
Email: groys@aol.com
Research/Interest: Russian & Slavic Studies

                          
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Mikhail Iampolski
Email: mi1@nyu.edu
Research/Interest: Slavic literatures and cinema; theory of representation; the body in culture
Ilya Kliger
Email: ik32@nyu.edu
Research/Interest: 19th-century Russian and French novel, theory of the novel, literary theory, critical theory, philosophy and literature , Russian Formalism, Historical Poetics

                          
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Yanni Kotsonis
Email: yanni.kotsonis@nyu.edu
Research/Interest: Imperial Russia; political economy; history of the modern state; history of taxation in Russia and the world
Yanni Kotsonis, History

                          
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Anne Lounsbery
Email: anne.lounsbery@nyu.edu
Research/Interest: Nineteenth-century Russian prose; the rise of print culture; theories of the novel; Russian literature in comparative perspective; imaginary geographies.

                          
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Anne O'Donnell
Email: aodonnell@nyu.edu
Research/Interest: Soviet Union and its successors, history of the state, cultures of economic life, urban history
Affiliated Faculty

                          
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Michael Beckerman
Email: michael.beckerman@nyu.edu
Research/Interest: Czech and Eastern European music; Musical Form and Meaning; Film Music; Music of the Roma (Gypsies); Music and War; Music in the Concentration Camps; Jewish Music; Music and Disability

                          
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Martin Daughtry
Email: jmd19@nyu.edu
Research/Interest: ethnomusicology; acoustic violence; music of the Russian-speaking world; music and politics; voice; listening; sound studies

                          
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Gennady Estraikh
Email: ge293@nyu.edu
Research/Interest: Jewish intellectual history in the 19th and 20th centuries with an accent on Yiddish literary milieus; Publishing and civil-society organizations

                          
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Mark Galeotti
Email: mg189@nyu.edu
Research/Interest: transnational organized crime, security affairs and modern Russia

                          
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Bruce Grant
Email: bruce.grant@nyu.edu
Research/Interest: Former Soviet Union, Siberia, the Caucasus; cultural history and politics; religion.
Diana Greene
Research/Interest: Women writers and poets in the nineteenth century. Greene is also NYU’s Russian and Slavic bibliographer

                          
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Joshua Tucker
Email: joshua.tucker@nyu.edu
Research/Interest: Comparative political behavior: elections, voting, partisanship, protest and social media; post-communist politics.

                          
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Cristina Vatulescu
Email: cristina.vatulescu@nyu.edu
Research/Interest: relationship of literature to other disciplines, arts, and media; aesthetics and politics, law, and policing; artistic and extra-artistic genres, in particular the novel, autobiography, and the police file/film; documentary/fiction/metafiction; archival art and theory; intermedia; literary and film theory and history; Russian and Romanian twentieth century culture; immigration and cultural exchange

                          
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Larry Wolff
Email: lw59@nyu.edu
Research/Interest: Eastern Europe, Poland, Habsburg Monarchy, Enlightenment, history of childhood
History, Larry Wolff