Fort, Christopher, Ph.D.  Assistant Professor, American University of Central Asia. Areas of Specialty: Russian and Uzbek literature of the 20th century, postcolonialism, literature of empire, and socialist realist literature of the non-Russian peoples of the USSR.
Natalie McCauley, Ph.D.  Visiting Russian Professor, University of Richmond. Areas of Specialty: contemporary women's writing in Russia and feminist theory.
Paulina Duda, Ph.D.  Visiting Polish Assistant Professor, Brown University.
Meghan Forbes, Ph. D.  Postdoctoral Fellow in the Leonard A. Lauder Rsearch Center for Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art. Areas of Specialty: Czech Literature and Visual Culture, German Modernism, Interwar Avant-Garde, Epistolary Theory, Periodical Studies, Typography, Network Mapping, and Data Visualization
Sarah Moncada, Ph.D.  Project Manager, Advance Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Areas of Specialty: Instructor Development, Educational Technology, Supporting People of Underrepresented Identities in Higher Ed.
Jessica Zychowicz, Ph. D.  Head, U.S. Fulbright Program in Ukraine and IIE: Institute of International Education. Areas of Specialty: 20th and 21st c. Ukraine, Poland, Russia; Comparative Political Theory, Gender & Feminism, Visual Culture, Histories of Visual and Social Surveillance, New Media.
Vladislav Beronja, Ph. D.  Assistant Professor, University of Texas, Austin. Areas of Specialty: Bosnian, Croatian, & Serbian Literature and Visual Arts, Memory & Trauma Studies, Heritage Industry & Exhibition Culture, Balkan Popular Culture, Queer Theory
Aleksandar Boskovic, Ph.D.  Lecturer in Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, Columbia University. Areas of Specialty: Modernism, Avant-Garde, Russian, Czech and Yugoslav literature and visual culture.
Mila Shevchenko, Ph.D.  Associate Professor of Russian, Ohio University. Areas of Specialty: 19th-century Russian literature and drama, theories of space and spatial form, Slavic literatures and cultures (Bulgarian, Polish, Ukrainian, and Slovenian).
Joe Peschio, Ph.D.  Assistant Professor of Russian, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Areas of Specialty: Russian Golden Age, Russian language, literature, film, and cultural history.
Ewa Wampuszyc, Ph.D.  Assistant Professor of Polish Language and Literature. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Areas of Specialty: Polish Language and Literature, 19th and 20th century Literature and Culture, Contemporary Polish Fiction, Cultural and Economic Capital in Literature.
Margarita Nafpaktitis, Ph.D.  Associate Librarian for Slavic and East European Studies, University of California, Los Angeles. Areas of Specialty: Russian and East Central European Film, Representations of America(ns) in Russian Literature and Culture, Russian Modernism, Contemporary Polish Prose, Translation and Translation Theory, Digital Humanities.
John Hope, Ph.D.  Assistant Professor in Russian, Purdue University. Areas of specialty include 19th century Russian literature, Russian Orientalism, travel literature, Russian popular culture, Russian Romanticism, and Russian language.
Kelly Miller, Ph.D.  Director, Teaching and Learning Services and Head of the College Library, UCLA Library.
Jonathan Bolton, Ph.D.  Associate Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University. Areas of Specialty: Czech literature, history, and culture.