Kaitlyn Tucker Sorenson

Teaching Fellow in the Humanities

Research Interest:
Cultural and Intellectual History of Central and Southeastern Europe

Foster 402

Kaitlyn Tucker Sorenson is a Humanities Teaching Fellow in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures. Her research and teaching focus on the intellectual and cultural history of late socialism in Central and Southeastern Europe. In July 2018, she defended her dissertation, "Theory on the Edge: An Intellectual History of the Ljubljana School, 1968-1989," before beginning a postdoctoral position at the University of Chicago in Autumn 2018. She has taught courses on Russian and South Slavic Literature and Culture, Slavic Social Thought, and Media Theory, in addition to teaching in both the Humanities and Civilizations (Historical Methods) Core Curricula at Chicago.