David Powelstock, Ph.D. 1994


Dissertation: Poet as officer and oracle: Mikhail Lermontov’s aesthetic mythology.

David Powelstock teaches Russian Language and Literature in the Department of Comparative Literature at Brandeis University. His previous appointments include University of Chicago. He is the author, among other publications, of the book:

Becoming Mikhail Lermontov: The Ironies of Romantic Individualism in Nicholas I’s Russia. Northwestern University Press, 2005.