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Dr. Margaret Ziolkowski

Dr. Margaret Ziolkowski

Dr. Margaret Ziolkowski
Professor of Russian
Department Chair

EDUCATION HISTORY

  • Ph.D. Slavic Languages and Literatures, Yale University, 1978
  • A.B., Russian, Princeton University, 1973

AFFILIATIONS

  • Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies
  • European Area Studies

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • American Association for the Teaching of Slavic and East European Languages
  • American for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies

FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS

  • 2006: University Distinguished Scholar Award, Miami University

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Russian Language
  • Nineteenth and twentieth-century Russian literature
  • Russian Folklore

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Hagiography and Modern Russian Literature (1988)
  • Literary Exorcisms of Stalinism: Russian Writers and the Soviet Past (1998)
  • Tale of Boiarynia Morozova: A Seventeenth-Century Religious Life (2000)
  • Alien Visions: The Chechens and the Navajos in Russian and American Literature (2005).
  • Soviet Heroic Poetry in Context: Folklore or Fakelore, University of Delaware, 2013
  • Articles on medieval and modern Russian literature.

WORKS OR PROJECTS IN PROGRESS

  • "Rivers in Russian Culture"