Professor of Russian, Russian Program Coordinator and Undergraduate Advisor
Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
324 HB Crouse Hall
Russian Language Literature and Culture
- Ph.D., Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Michigan, 1993
- C.A.S. (Certificate of Advanced Study), Russian Translation, University at Albany, 1988
- M.A., Slavic Languages and Literatures, University at Albany, 1987
- Graduate study at Lomonosov Moscow State University, 1986-1987
Russian Children’s Literature and Cultural History
Non-Russian Russian writers, including Aitmatov and Iskander
Stylistics, Translation, Idioms
Fairy Tales and Folklore
Short Stories and Translation
Food Culture and History
Revolution and the Avant Garde
Siberian Indigenous & Environment
Literary Film Adaptations
Culture through Fiction and Film
Страна Оз за железным занавесом
Страна Оз за железным занавесом, by Erika Haber, Новое литературное обозрение (December 2, 2022), 451pp.
Oz behind the Iron Curtain: Aleksandr Volkov and His Magic Land Series
Oz behind the Iron Curtain: Aleksandr Volkov and His Magic Land Series, by Erika Haber, University Press of Mississippi; 1 edition (November 30, 2017), 240pp., ISBN-13: 978-1496813602. Paperback edition, June 2019, 278 pp.
Russian-English / English-Russian Dictionary and Phrasebook
Russian-English / English-Russian Dictionary and Phrasebook by Erika Haber, Hippocrene Books; Bilingual edition (September 1, 2003), 370pp., ISBN-13: 978-0781810036
The Myth of the Non-Russian: Iskander and Aitmatov's Magical Universe
The Myth of the Non-Russian: Iskander and Aitmatov's Magical Universe, by Erika Haber, Lexington Books (July 2003), 182pp., ISBN-13: 978-0739105313
Mastering Russian, by Erika Haber, Hippocrene Books (August 1, 1994), 368pp., ISBN-13: 978-0781802703
Russian Phrasebook and Dictionary
Russian Phrasebook and Dictionary, by Erika Haber, Hippocrene Books, 1994, ISBN 13: 9780781801904
“Teaching Russian Folklore, Fairy Tales, and Feminine Agency in a Combined Literature and Russian Culture Course” to appear in Global Children’s Literature in the College Classroom, edited by Sara Austin and Tanja Nathanael, and published by Lexington Books, late 2023.
Critical Review article on the current state of Russian children’s literature scholarship, focusing on three recent publications. Published in March 2022.Slavic Review , Volume 80 , Issue 4 , Winter 2021, pp. 883 – 891. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/slr.2022.16
«Яркие образы и прекрасный язык: наследие футуризма в детских стихах В. Маяковского». (“Bright Images and Beautiful Language: The Legacy of Futurism in Maiakovskii’s Children’s Verse.”) Детские чтения (Children’s Readings). 12.2 (2017): 20-38. Peer-reviewed journal of the Institute of Russian Literature (Pushkin House), Russian Academy of Sciences, published in St. Petersburg, Russia. http://www.detskie-chtenia.ru/index.php/journal/article/view/272http://www.detskie-chtenia.ru/index.php/journal/article/view/272
“Surrogate Fathers and Sons: Aleksandr Volkov’s Historical Novels for Children.” Children’s Literature Association Quarterly. 42.2 (Summer 2017): 169-184. Peer-reviewed.
«Детская литература: обмен мнениями» (Children’s literature: an exchange of opinions) a joint project with Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie (New Literary Observer), published in Сноб 25.10.2016. https://snob.ru/selected/entry/115456/page/1 (11,661 views). Solicited interview.