Anastasia Gordienko

Assistant Professor of Russian and Slavic Studies

Anastasia Gordienko is Assistant Professor of Russian and Slavic Studies at the University of Arizona. Her interests lie in the intersection of Russian and Ukrainian politics, history, culture, and identity. Her monograph Outlaw Music in Russia: The Rise of an Unlikely Genre (forthcoming 2023, the University of Wisconsin Press) explores a paradoxical quid pro quo synergy among Russian criminal music, the shanson, and Putin’s politics. Dr. Gordienko’s secondary interest embraces the issue of collective remembering: remembering: her ongoing empirical study, “Memories of Generations” (Pamiatʹ pokolenii), investigates the role of collective memory in Russian and Ukrainian national self-identity and intergenerational transmission of memories for these nations.

Read more about Anastasia Gordienko