Martha Kelly

Martha Kelly is Associate Professor of Russian Studies. She teaches across the program curriculum, from language to literature and culture, lower-level undergraduate to MA courses. While her expertise is in Russian poetry, she teaches all her courses with attention to all kinds of cultural texts and media–visual, political, digital, religious, political, philosophical, journalistic and more. She is currently writing a book with the working title “How to Be a Russian Poet: The Public Life of Olga Sedakova,” on a contemporary Russian poet and what it means to be a writer in Russia today.