Erin Krafft

Erin Krafft, PhD

Assistant Professor

Crime & Justice Studies



Liberal Arts 399F


2015Brown UniversityPhD in Slavic Studies
2009University of East AngliaMA in Literary Translation
2007University of California, BerkeleyBA in Slavic Languages and Literatures


  • Social Theory
  • Totalitarianism Studies
  • Nonviolence Studies
  • Nonviolence Studies
  • Education and Pedagogy




Online and Continuing Education Courses

Introduction to the ways in which different academic disciplines explore the history, culture and social dynamics of cities, and how to make urban life viable, sustainable and just. The goal is to engage students in exploring the nature of urban life and finding ways to promote the social, cultural, and economic vibrancy of cities in our region, nationally, and globally.
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Research activities

  • Community-engaged research within alternative educational spaces
  • Transnational feminisms
  • Linguistic and cultural translations


Research awards

  • $ 149,992 awarded by MA Department Of Higher Education for Transformative Justice Certificate Program


Research interests

  • Transnational feminisms
  • Gender and the state
  • Transformative pedagogies
  • Transformative justice

Select publications

  • Erin Katherine Krafft (2021).
    Subjects, Subjectivities, and Slavic Studies: A Design for Anti-Racist Pedagogy
    Slavic Review, 80, 327-333.
  • Erin Katherine Krafft and Heather Turcotte (2021).
    Conversations on education, time, and the planetary
    Globalizations, 18, no. 6, 1062-1070.
  • Erin Katherine Krafft (2021).
    Translation, or Transliteration?: "Gender" Troubles in Russia
    Translating Feminism: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Text, Place, and Agency, 175-198.

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