PhD Alumni

Name Year Current Position Dissertation Title Advisor
Matthew Sutton 2017

Instructor, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Rhodes College

Old Truths in New Skins: Animal Imagery in the Works of Nikolai Leskov M. Finke
Irina Avkhimovich 2017

Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian, Department of German & Russian Studies, U of Missouri

“The Time of Troubles” and the Dilemma of National Identity in Russian Historical Drama of the 18th and the 19th Centuries V. Sobol
Nadezda Berkovich 2016

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of World Languages, Literatures & Cultures, U of Arkansas at Fayetville

The Emergence of Literary Ethnography in the Russian Empire: From the Far East to the Pale of Settlement, 1845-1917 H. Murav
Jack Hutchens 2016

Adjunct lecturer, Richland Community College in Decatur, IL;

Copy editor for The Polish Review and Polish American Studies.

Border Crossings: Transgressions of National and Gender Identities in Twentieth-Century Polish Fiction G. Gasyna
Natalya Khokholova 2015

Associate Professor, American University of Central Asia, Bishkek

Imagined Wealth and Real Misfortune in Nineteenth-Century Russian Prose A. Lalo
Anna Arkatova 2015

Assistant Professor, Center for Foreign Languages and Culture, United International College, Zhuhai, China

The Feminine Eros as the Motive Force of Russian History: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s Intertextual Dialogue with Marina Tsvetaeva R. Tempest
Oleksandra Wallo 2013

Assistant Professor, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Kansas

Post-Soviet Women Writers and the National Imaginary, 1989-2009 V. Sobol
Volodymyr Chumachenko 2008

Assistant Professor, University Archives and Special Collections, Kansas State University

Literary Dimensions of National Identity: the Historical Novel of the Late Soviet Period (1960s-1980s) H. Murav
Juliya Dolinnaya 2002

Technician, Selkirk College, Canada

The Dreamworld of Gaito Gazdanov in the Context of European Modernism R. Tempest
Brian E. Felt 2002

Faculty member of Russian, Department of Languages and International Studies, Brigham Young University-Idaho

The Accentuation of Prefixed Nouns in Bulgarian and Russian F. Gladney
Matthew F. Rosenstein 2002

Director, Global Education and Training, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Behind the Curtain: Liudmila Petrushevskaia's Gender and Age Character Types in Late Soviet and Post-Soviet Contexts R. Tempest
Jung Ah Kim 2001   Numerological Code in Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment R. Tempest
Svetlana Kobets 2000

Literature and Humanities Instructor,

Continuing Education, St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto

Genesis and Development of Holy Foolishness as a Textual Topos in Early Russian Literature R. Tempest
Irene Kolchinsky 2000   The Second Wave of the Russian Avant-Garde: The Thaw Generation and Beyond R. Tempest
Yevgeny Slivkin 2000

Teaching Assistant Professor of Russian, Department of Languages & Literatures, University of Denver

Genesis and Variations of the Image of the Medieval Knight in Russian Literature of 19th Century: Breaking the Code of Chivalry R. Tempest
Kirsten M. Rutsala 1999

Instructor of Russian, Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Metaparody in Selected Literary Works T. Pachmuss
Christopher K. Cosner 1998

IT Manager, Stanford University Press

The Symbolism of Female Characters in Fedor Sologub's Mythopoetics R. Tempest
Vladimir Dmitriev 1997   The Genre of the Novels of Mark Aldanov: Bildungsroman Historical and Philosophical Novels T. Pachmuss
Lynne Ikach 1997

Professor of Russian, Cornell College

Narrative Persona in Five Autobiographical Works of Viktor B. Shklovsky T. Pachmuss
Trina R. Mamoon 1997

Recently retired from the position of Associate Professor, Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures, University of Alaska-Fairbanks

The Prose of Zinaida Hippius and the Portrayal of Evolution of the New People T. Pachmuss
John S. Meredig 1997

Assistant Professor of German and Russian, University of Evansville

Russian Bird Names: A Linguistics Analysis F. Gladney
Yana Hashamova 1996

Professor and Chair of the Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures, Ohio State University;

Editor of Slavic and East European Journal

Intertextuality of Love in Modern Drama (A Study in West European and Russian Drama) T. Pachmuss