Departmental & Resource Faculty

Mark Baugher
Russian Lecturer
Russian language Foster 417
773-702-6768
mbaugher@uchicago.edu
Robert Bird
Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
Russian literature, cinema and intellectual history Foster 416
(773) 702-8195
bird@uchicago.edu
Eleonor Gilburd
Assistant Professor of History and the College
Russia and the Soviet Union; modern Europe; cultural history, especially exchange and translation; the Cold War; aesthetic reception; everyday life. SS 515
(773) 702-0466
egilburd@uchicago.edu
Yaroslav Gorbachov
Assistant Professor of Slavic Linguistics
Historical Slavic, Baltic, and Indo-European linguistics (in particular, verb morphology), Balto-Slavic accentology Foster 413
(773) 834-2084
gorbachov@uchicago.edu
Lenore Grenoble
John Matthews Manly Distinguished Service Professor
Slavic Linguistics Wieboldt 401
(773) 702-0927
grenoble@uchicago.edu
Faith Hillis
Associate Professor of Russian History and the College
Modern Russia; Ukrainian history; modern Europe; urban history; nationalism; borderlands; comparative empires; history of political ideas and cultures; migration and mobility SS 508
(773) 702-5601
hillis@uchicago.edu
Erik Houle
Lecturer & Slavic Languages Program Coordinator
Russian and Polish

erhoule@uchicago.edu
Angelina Ilieva
Lecturer; Director of Undergraduate Studies
Balkan and South Slavic Literatures Foster 411
(773) 702-0046
ilievaa@uchicago.edu
Matthew Jesse Jackson
Associate Professor of Art History, the Department of Visual Arts, and the College
Contemporary, postwar European and Soviet Art 262 CWAC
(773) 702-5134
mjjacksn@uchicago.edu
Sasha Lindskog
Polish Lecturer
Polish Literature Foster 410
(773) 834-2180
lindskog@uchicago.edu
Harriet Murav
Visiting Professor - Spring 2019
Comparative Literature Foster 508

hlmurav@illinois.edu
William Nickell
Associate Professor, Chair of the Slavic Department
Russian literature Foster 402
(773) 702-8083
wnickell@uchicago.edu
Nada Petković-Djordjević
Lecturer
Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian language Foster 410
(773) 702-0035
petkovic@uchicago.edu
Valentina Pichugin
Senior Lecturer
Russian language Foster 414

vpichugi@uchicago.edu
Bożena Shallcross
Professor in the Department of Slavic Literatures and Languages
Cultural studies, modernism, thing discourse, Holocaust studies, literature and the visual arts, identity and modes of habitation Foster 508
(773) 702-7734
bshallcr@uchicago.edu
Kaitlyn Tucker Sorenson
Teaching Fellow in the Humanities
Cultural and Intellectual History of Central and Southeastern Europe Foster 402

ktucker@uchicago.edu
Cheryl Anne Stephenson
Teaching Fellow in the Humanities
Central and East European theater; puppet and object theater; animation and film; Czech language; Russian language; Central European literature; Russian literature. Foster 402

cas1@uchicago.edu
Malynne Sternstein
Associate Professor
Czech Studies, Russian Literature (20th-21st cc), Nabokov studies, Central European Studies, Film, and Critical Theory Foster 409
(773) 834-0894
msternst@uchicago.edu
Yuri Tsivian
William Colvin Professor, Departments of Art History, Slavic Languages & Literatures, Comparative Literature, the Department of Cinema & Media Studies, and the College; Chair, Department of Cinema and Media Studies.
History of film styles; film and Russian/Soviet art; Dziga Vertov; Sergei Eisenstein; old versus new media; gesture and performance CWAC
(773) 702-0254
ytsivian@uchicago.edu
Tara Zahra
Professor of History
Modern Europe; Eastern and Central Europe; Transnational and Comparative History; Nationalism; Childhood, Gender, and the Family; War and Occupation; Borderlands; Displacement and Migration. 1126 East 59th Street, Mailbox 85
(773) 834-2599
tzahra@uchicago.edu