Melissa Miller

Melissa  Miller

DUS of Russian, Assistant Teaching Professor of Russian Faculty Fellow at the Nanovic Institute, Concurrent Professor of Gender Studies

Affiliation: Health, Humanities, and Society

Professor Miller specializes in the medical humanities and Russian literature and culture from the 19th century to the present, with a special focus on depictions of women’s health.  She is the co-editor of a forthcoming volume titled The Russian Medical Humanities: Past and Present (Lexington Books, 2021), which brings together Russian and American scholars and health practitioners to explore a wide range of questions surrounding health and healthcare, illness and recovery in the Russian literary and cultural tradition. Her current project examines narrative medicine and women’s health in Russian literature of the long twentieth century. She is a concurrent faculty member in Gender Studies and a faculty fellow of the Nanovic Institute for European Studies at Notre Dame.



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