Faculty Profile

Alyssa DeBlasio

Assistant Professor of Russian (2010)

Contact Information

on leave of absence Fall 2014; on sabbatical Spring 2015

deblasia@dickinson.edu

Bio

Her teaching and research interests fall primarily along the intersections of philosophy, Russian literature, and Russo-Soviet cinema. She is also interested in language learning through blogging and media, as well as practical translation skills for advanced language courses. Before coming to Dickinson, Prof. DeBlasio taught in the Department of Philosophy at the Higher School of Economics (Moscow, Russia). In 2014 she published a book titled The End of Russian Philosophy, which looks at the transition of the discipline of philosophy in Russia from the 1990s through the 2000s. Prof. DeBlasio also contributes to the Philosophy Department and the Film Studies Program.

Education

  • M.A., University of Pittsburgh, 2006
  • Ph.D., 2010