Gisela Zimmerman

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The Revolutionary and the Superfluous Man: Soviet Russian Images of Faust. Defended 1992 (Chair: Jadwiga Maurer). Formerly Assistant Professor of Russian, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Since 2009 teaching at the American University, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, where she offers courses in European Literature, Intercultural Communications, and Research Methods. (11/2009)

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