John Wright

John Wright

Term Assistant Professor




232 Lefrak (2nd floor of Barnard Hall)
By appointment


John Wright joins the Barnard Slavic Department in the fall of 2022. He holds a Ph.D. in Russian Literature from Columbia and is a specialist in 19th- and 20th-century poetry. His current research interests include Ukrainian poets Lina Kostenko and Volodymyr Svidzinsky. He also teaches the senior research seminar, linguistics courses, Literature and Empire, and new courses on emigre literature and the literature of the British and Russian empires.