Lecturer in Slavic Languages and Literatures
Andrew W. Mellon Fellow
Building 240, Room 109
Office Hours:By appointment
Julie Draskoczy’s work on the Gulag combines her interests in Stalinism, criminal culture and Soviet subjectivity. In 2010, she received her PhD in Russian literature from the University of Pittsburgh, with concentrations in Cultural and Jewish Studies. Julie also works closely with film studies, publishing on contemporary Russian cinema and attending international Russian film festivals.
Julie earned a dual degree in Slavic Studies and Comparative Literature at New York University, writing her honors thesis on Stalin’s legacy in samizdat literature. After receiving her BA, she served as an editorial assistant for the YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe. She currently holds a Mellon Fellowship in the Humanities at Stanford University and teaches in the department of Slavic Languages and Literature.