Victoria Juharyan has been appointed a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Russian and German at UC Davis. She was formerly a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pittsburgh, a visiting assistant professor of Russian and a graduate school instructor at Davis School of Russian at Middlebury College. Victoria completed her PhD in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Princeton University in 2018. In addition to completing a manuscript based on her dissertation on Tolstoy’s philosophy of love titled The Cognitive Value of Love in Tolstoy: A Study in Aesthetics, Victoria is working on two other long term projects: one on Hegel’s influence on Russian literature, and the other on the eighteenth-century Ukrainian philosopher Hryhorii Skovoroda. Victoria is also the co-editor of Tolstoy Studies Journal and she serves on the Program Committee for Pre-1900 Russian Literature at AATSEEL.