2016, M.A.T. Secondary English Education, Duke University
2013, M.A. Slavic Languages and Literatures, UNC-Chapel Hill
2011, B.A. Slavic Languages and Literatures, UNC-Chapel Hill
Jessica is a PhD student in Comparative Literature and teaching assistant in the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures. She focuses on 19th and 20th century Russian and Eastern European literature. Her MA thesis (2013) explored the role of death in Tolstoy’s War and Peace. Her current research interests include animal studies, atrocity, utopias/dystopias, revolutions, and the concept of death.
- FLAS Fellowship, Summer 2012 (Russian)