Oksana Husieva

Ph.D. Candidate
Primary office:
Wescoe Hall
Room 2137
University of Kansas
1445 Jayhawk Blvd
Lawrence, KS 66045


Oksana Husieva earned her M.A. in Russian and Comparative Literature from the Pennsylvania State University in 2016 and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in the Department of Slavic and Eurasian Languages and Literatures at the University of Kansas. Oksana has taught Russian and Ukrainian language courses at all levels, Introduction to Slavic Folklore, and her self-designed course titled “The Supernatural in Russian Literature and Film” that won the departmental graduate course competition. Oksana’s research interests include nineteenth- and twentieth-century Russian and Ukrainian literature and culture, women’s and gender studies, testimonial narratives, autobiography studies, and Slavic folklore.

Entered program: Fall 2016


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