Jillian Porter, Ph.D. 2011

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Dissertation: Money and Mad Ambition: Economies of Russian Literature 1830-1850 (2011).

After graduation, Jillian Porter taught in the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics at the University of Oklahoma as Assistant Professor of Russian. She later moved to the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages & Literatures at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She has also taught as a Visiting Assistant Professor at NYU.

Her research explores the intersections between Russian economic history and cultural production from the late 18th century to the present. At CU, she teaches courses on Russian literature and Russian/Soviet cinema.

Porter’s first book, Economies of Feeling: Russian Literature under Nicholas I, was published by Northwestern University Press in 2017.

For more, see https://www.colorado.edu/gsll/jillian-porter