Ani Abrahamyan is a Ph.D. Candidate at Indiana University’s Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures. Her research interests include the development of social sciences in Imperial Russia, the impact of ethnographic inquiry on Russian realism, and the fictional representations of alternative communal configurations. In her dissertation she examines the role of ethnography and criminal anthropology in literary depictions of marginalized communities, including Old Believers, petty criminals, and prostitutes. Abrahamyan holds a B.A. in Communications/Advertising from Lee University.
Graduate Student, Slavic & East European Languages & Cultures