Professor of Comparative Literature & Department Chair of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Department of Comparative Literature, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
(510) 642-2979

Research Expertise and Interest

sexuality, history, comparative literature, Slavic language, ideological poetics, history of medicine, Soviet culture, the gothic novel


Eric Naiman received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in Slavic Languages & Literatures and his J.D. from Yale Law School. His current research interests include early Soviet culture, Russian law and society, gender Studies, Andrei Platonov, the history of Soviet medicine, Vladimir Nabokov, Vera Mukhina and Aleksei Zamkov, Andrei Platonov, and Soviet subjectivity.

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