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Bradley A. Gorski

Assistant Professor of Russian and East European Studies

Bradley Gorski is assistant professor of Russian and East European Studies with a special focus on late- and post-Soviet literature and culture. He teaches a range of courses on 20th and 21st-century Russia; on international trends in modernity and modern aesthetics; and on the interactions among ideology, economics, and culture.

He has published on late-Soviet hipsters, post-Soviet historical fantasies, and medieval festivals in today’s Russia. He is also an active critic and reviewer of contemporary Russian literature for World Literature Today, Public Books, the Russian Review, and other publications.

He is currently at work on his book manuscript, Cultural Capitalism: Literature and Success after Socialism, which examines the changing technologies of literary creation, criticism, and consumption in post-Soviet Russia. 

Professor Gorski holds a B.A. from Georgetown University (2007). After completing post-graduate work at St. Petersburg State University (2008), he received his M.A. (2012) and Ph.D. (2018) from Columbia University.