Erin Krafft

Assistant Professor

Crime & Justice Studies



Liberal Arts 399B

Dr. Erin Katherine Krafft received her PhD in Slavic Studies from Brown University and is currently an Assistant Professor in the department of Crime and Justice Studies. Her research focuses on transnational investigations into the nature of the relationship between state bodies and the lives of private citizens; the treatment of gender under socialism, Communism, post-socialism, and capitalism; applications of social theories of power and control; the relationship between forms of resistance and state power; and images of resistance in art and literature.

She is a contributor to the forthcoming Palgrave Handbook of Women and Gender in Twentieth-Century Russia and the Soviet Union, edited by Dr. Melanie Ilic, and she is currently working on transforming her doctoral dissertation, Reading Revolution in Russian Women's Writing: Radical Theories, Practical Action, and Bodies at Work, into a monograph.

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