Professor Bond received her Ph.D. in Slavic and Comparative Literature from Columbia University. Her scholarship is focused on trains and visual illusions in late nineteenth-century Russian and French novels. Her research interests include Russian realism, French naturalism, Darwinism in literature, fantastic literature, science fiction and post-colonial Francophone literature.
Ph.D., Slavic and Comparative Literature, 2011
Dissertation: "Tolstoy and Zola: Trains and Missed Connections"
Harriman Certificate, Harriman Institute, 2006
M.A., Slavic Languages and Literature, 2005
B.A. Comparative Literature, 1999
Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature
Technology and Literature
RUS 173 (FYS): The Fantastic in Russian Literature and Film
RUS 270: Chekhov: Plays, Stories, Life