Assistant Professor, German & Russian
Katya Jordan’s area of specialization is Russian literature and culture from nineteenth century to the present. She is particularly interested in the cultural construction and literary depiction of silence. Her current research focuses on literary journalism during the Era of Great Reforms. Her other interests include:
Students will develop fluency as well as sensitivity to their own language and cultural heritage, to the contributions and diversity of other peoples, and to advantages of international perspectives.
The women’s studies minor educates students in the findings, theories, and methodologies fundamental to the women’s studies field, while fostering critical thinking and superior scholarship.