Alexander Groce

Alexander Groce

Ph.D. candidate in Slavic Languages and Literatures
Alexander  Groce

Dissertation Title:

"The Tsar's Scriveners" - Writing Bureaucrats in Nineteenth-century Russia

Alex Groce is a G8 in the department. He is currently teaching for Prof. Todd's course 'How and What Russia Learned to Read: The Rise of Russia's Literary Culture'.

Alex's interests lie in the nineteenth century, and his dissertation deals with the interaction of authors and bureaucrats in the literary economy of Nikolayeven Russia. His other interests include Czech and South-Slavic literature and the late-imperial moment in Central and Eastern European history and literature.


MA in Linguistics from University of Maryland - College Park
BA in English and Russian from Washington University in St. Louis

Secondary Field in Czech Language and Literature - Harvard