Katherine Bowers

Assistant Professor
PhD, Northwestern
Department of Central Eastern Northern European Studies

Dr. Katherine Bowers is a specialist in nineteenth-century Russian literature and culture. She is the co-editor of three volumes: Russian Writers at the Fin de Siècle: The Twilight of Realism (2015); Information and Empire: Mechanisms of Communication in Russia, 1600-1850 (2017); and A Dostoevskii Companion: Texts and Contexts (2018). Her work has appeared in journals including The Modern Language ReviewSlavic Review and Gothic Studies.

Primary Recipient Awards

Wall Scholars, Katherine Bowers, 2019

Katherine Bowers
Wall Scholars

As a Wall Scholar, Katherine Bowers will finish a book on Russian realism’s engagement with European gothic fiction and embark on a new project about the way Russians imagined Arctic space from the time of Peter the Great until the 1917 Revolution.