Laura Christians

Graduate Student
Degrees: 
  • BA in Russian Studies: Russian Culture and History; Summa Cum Laude with Distinction; University of Pennsylvania; 2016; Minor: Urban Education: Policy, Research, and Practice Concentration; Senior Thesis: “Moral Teaching and Teaching Morality: Divergent Perspectives on the Role of Educators in Moral Reform in Late Imperial Russia”

Year Begun: 2016

Research Interests: 
Education in late Imperial and early Soviet Russia; the role of literature in educational reforms; language politics in educational reforms; the image of teachers in literature; the moral responsibility of educators.

Hometown: St. Petersburg, Russia

Languages: Russian, French, German