Find a research supervisor in Russian studies

Staff in the Department of Modern Languages who supervise PhD/MA by Research in the area of Russian studies.

Dr Isobel Palmer

Lecturer in Russian

  • Russian poetry (19th-21st Century)
  • Russian Formalism and literary theory
  • Comparative modernisms
  • (Modernist) performance culture  
  • Thaw culture
  • Urban humanities
  • Intersections between literature and new media

Dr Natalia (Natasha) Rulyova

Dr Natalia (Natasha) Rulyova

Associate Professor in Russian

  •  20th Century Russian poetry (Joseph Brodsky's poetry and auto-translations)
  • Genre and translation
  • Translation, self-translation and collaborative translation with a specific focus on English to Russian, and Russian to English
  • Translation of hybrid texts to majority languages with a focus on the translation of Russophone literature into English

Modern languages staff research supervision areas