Professor Catriona Kelly

Professor of Russian; Fellow of New College


Professor Kelly studies Russian literature and Russian cultural history, particularly Russian modernism, gender history, the history of childhood, national identity, and the recent history of Leningrad/St Petersburg.

She also works as a literary translator, particularly of poetry, and writes for the general literary press (particularly The Guardian and The Times Literary Supplement). 


  • Russian cultural history
  • Russian literature
  • History of childhood
  • Russian modernism
  • Russian national identity


English, Russian