Assistant Professor of Russian (Dickinson College, USA)
of Pittsburgh (USA)
Alyssa DeBlasio is Assistant
Professor in the Russian Department at Dickinson College,
where she also contributes to the Film Studies Program and the Philosophy
Department. She holds an M.A. and Ph.D. with honors from the Department of
Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pittsburgh.
She is the recipient of numerous fellowships and grants for her research on
contemporary Russian philosophy, including awards from the American Council of
Learned Societies, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the U.S.
Department of State, Fulbright-Hays, the Yegor Gaidar Foundation, and the
American Council of Teachers of Russian.
In 2014 she published her first
monograph, The End of Russian
Macmillan), which looks at the transition of the discipline of philosophy in Russia from the
1990s through the 2000s. Her articles have appeared in Russian Review, Studies in East European Thought, Studies in Russian and Soviet
Cinema, Kinokultura, Russian Journal of Communication,
and Epistemologiia i
filosofiia nauki (Epistemology
and the Philosophy of Science), among other places.
Selected publications on Russian philosophy:
End of Russian Philosophy: Tradition and Transition at the Turn of the 21st Century. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. 216 p.
- ‘Nothing in Life But
Death’: Aleksandr Zel’dovich’s Target in Conversation with Tolstoy’s
Philosophy on the Value of Death // The Russian Review. 73.3 (July 2014). Р. 2–21.
- Writing the History of
Russian Philosophy // Studies in East European Thought. 63.3 (2011). Р. 203–226.
- Что случилось с «философским
бумом»? Изучение российской философии в контексте американской славистики //
Вестник РХГА. Вып. 8.1 (май, 2007). С. 218–224.
- Необходимость научного
анализа советской философии // Русский журнал (14.10.2010).