Department Chair


Fri, 2016-02-12 10:12 -- Carey Carothers

Research Interests

  • Nineteenth and twentieth-century Russian literature, especially the work of Fyodor Dostoevsky and Vladimir Nabokov
  • Russian and East European cinema

Awards Received:

  • Richard Stites Scholar Award: Received at Southern Conference on Slavic Studies in Tuscaloosa, Alabama on March 18-19, 2016

Selected Publications:

Books Authored


Tue, 2015-10-13 14:54 -- artsci

Selected Awards

  • NEH Fellowship, 2008-9 (for Tolstoy and the Imperfections of Fiction)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, ACLS/SSRC, 1996-7 (for Poverty of the Imagination)
  • U.C. Berkeley Distinguished Graduate Student Instructor Award
  • Phi Beta Kappa


  • "Khadzhi-Murat's Silence." Slavic Review 64:1 (2005): 1-23.
  • Poverty of the Imagination: 19th-Century Russian Literature About the Poor. Evanston, Northwestern University Press: 2001.
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