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Graduate Alumni

Konstantin Avramov
REESC MA 2006
Thesis “Planning Progress: Scientific-Technical Revolution and Progress in Soviet Economic Discussions: 1959-1985”

Advisor: Julie Hessler


Laura Beth Brandt
REESC MA 2006
Thesis “Perekovka and the Contruction of the Belomor Canal”

Advisor: Julie Hessler


Melissa Cook
REESC MA 2009
Thesis “Frames of Mind: The Limits of Place and Space in the Work of Joseph Brodsky”

Advisor: Jenifer Presto


Matthew Derrick
REESC MA 2005
Thesis “Contested Autonomy: Tatarstan Under Putin”

Advisor: Ronald Wixman


Tom Dolack
REESC MA 2007
“‘The Orphaned Nightingale’: The Translations of Mandelstam and Pasternak”

tdolack@uoregon.edu


Kathryn Dooley
REESC MA 2009
Thesis “Stalinist Policies, Indigenous Agents, and Peasant Actors: Negotiating Collectivization in Uzbekistan, 1929-1932”

Advisor: Julie Hessler


Hongyu Fang
REESC MA 2003
Thesis “Heroines in Chekhov’s Stories”

Advisor:


Paul Forehand
REEES MA 2014
Thesis “Poetics of Leo Tolstoy’s Kholstomer”Advisor: Katya Hokanson


Masako Fujiyama
REESC MA 2005
Thesis “Distribution of the L-Participle in the 17-18th CC. Printed Russian Secular Tales”

Advisor: Cynthia Vakareliyska


Alexander Kashirin
REESC MA 2005
Thesis “The Trudoviki Faction in the Political Experience of the 1st and 2nd State Dumas”Advisor: Alan Kimball

Maya Larson
REEES MA, 2015
maya@uoregon.edu

Thesis: “To rasshcheplennoye iadro”: From Lucretian Swerve to Sundered Core in Shalamov’s Atomnaia Poema”
Maya is currently a Ph.D. student in the Comparative Literature program at UO.

Advisor: Katya Hokanson

 

Miriam Lipton
Miriam Lipton
REEES MA 2014
Thesis “Sex Education and Contraceptive Acceptance: From the Soviet Union to Russia”Advisor: Julie Hessler

 

 

Almir Methadzovic
REESC MA 2011
Thesis “Segregated Education in Bosnia and Herzegovina”>

Advisor: Carol Silverman

Rick Moore
Rick Moore
REEES MA 2014
Thesis “Representations of Revolution and Revolutionaries in 20th Century Russian Literature”Advisor: Jenifer Presto

 

 

 

Alena Nekrasova
Alena Nekrasova
REEES MA 2013
Thesis “The Representation of the Soviet Past by Contemporary Russian Writers”Advisor: Katya Hokanson

 

 


Chris Pike
REESC MA 2009
Thesis “Ecological Consciousness in the Poetry of Fedor Tiutchev”

Advisor: Katya Hokanson


Elena Rodina
REESC MA 2010
Thesis “How Publication Type, Experience and Ownership Affect Self-Censorship Among Moscow Newspaper Journalists”

Advisor: Caleb Southworth


Eric Spreat
REEES MA 2015
Thesis: “Beyond the Feminine in Pushkin’s Tatiana”Advisor: Katya Hokanson


Alayne Switzer
REESC MA 2008
Thesis “Children of the Gulag”

Advisor: Julie Hessler

alayne@uoregon.edu

Valeriia Tretiak
Valeriia Tretiak
REESC MA 2013
Thesis “On the Semantics of the Instrumental Case Marking in Russian: Instrumental Complements and Instrumental Reflexive Constructions with Verbs of Emotion”Advisor: Cynthia Vakareliyska

 


Dmitri Venkov
REESC MA 2006
Thesis “From spontaneous to Official Carnival: The Role of Humor in the Soviet Film 1924-1941”

Advisor: Alan Kimball


Qiang Wang (Vasya)
REEES MS 2014
Thesis :Gender Assignment of Russian Indeclinable Nouns”Advisor: Cynthia Vakareliyska
Tatiana Yarygina
Tatiana Yarygina
REEES MA 2014
Thesis “Women’s Pseudonyms in Russian Modernism”Advisor: Jenifer Presto


Polina Yemelyanova
REESC MA 2009
Thesis: “Stalin’s Special Settlements”

Advisor: Julie Hessler

pyemelya@uoregon.edu


Anastasia Yurchenko
REESC MA 2008
Thesis “Bulgakov’s Novel The Master and Margarita and the Subversion of Socialist Realism”

Advisor: Jenifer Presto