Jennifer Flaherty, Ph.D. 2019


Dissertation: Forms of the Peasant: Aesthetics and Social Thought in Russian Realism, 1847-1877

After graduation, Jennifer taught for a semester as Visiting Assistant Professor in the Program for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies at College of William and Mary, and, for a semester, as a Lecturer in the Slavic Department at Berkeley. In 2020-21 she was a Post-doctoral Fellow at the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russian at New York University, and in 2021-23, she was a Post-doctoral Fellow at the University of Bologna, in the European Research Council’s project “Modernizing Empires: Enlightenment, Nationalist Vanguards and Non-Western Literary Modernities.” Since 2023, Jenny is a Faculty Lecturer in Russian at Duke University.