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Cambridge Slavonic Studies Staff

General enquiries should be addressed to For details about other members of the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, please see the full Faculty Staff List for specific individuals or here for general Faculty enquiries.

Academic Staff

Name Role Email Phone
Bill, Dr Stanley Lecturer in Polish Studies (3) 35016
Cross, Prof Anthony Emeritus Professor  
Filimonova, Dr Elena

Language Teaching Project Officer

Language Teaching Advisor (7) 62883
Finnin, Dr Rory

Head of Department of Slavonic Studies

University Senior Lecturer in Ukrainian Studies (7) 60824
Franklin, Mrs Natasha Senior Language Teaching Officer (3) 35061
Franklin, Prof Simon Professor of Slavonic Studies (3) 33263
Howlett, Dr Jana Emerita Lecturer  
Jenkala, Ms Marta Lector in Ukrainian (3) 35007
Kelly, Dr Aileen Emerita Reader  
Kingman, Dr John Affiliated Lecturer (3) 35007
Kirillova, Ms Irina Emerita Lecturer  
Knight, Dr Claire Affiliated Lecturer (3) 35007
Larsen, Dr Susan Lecturer in Russian Studies (3) 35007
Nikiporets-Takigawa, Dr Galina Affiliated Lecturer (3) 35023
Nowosielska, Ms Edyta Lector in Polish (3) 35007
Pevny, Dr Olenka University Lecturer (3) 35055
Polonsky, Dr Rachel Affiliated Lecturer (3) 35007
Reich, Dr Rebecca University Lecturer in Russian Literature and Culture (3) 37041
Richardson, Dr Kylie University Lecturer (3) 35007
Tapp, Dr Alyson University Lecturer in Russian Literature  
Tsareva-Brauner, Ms Vera Affiliated Lecturer (3) 31733
Ward, Dr Chris Emeritus Senior Lecturer (3) 35021
Widdis, Dr Emma Reader in Russian Studies (3) 37568


Research Fellows and Visiting Scholars

Name Role Email Phone
Edelman, Prof Robert Visiting Scholar (3) 35007
von Zitzewitz, Dr Josephine Leverhulme Early Career Fellow (7) 63058


Departmental Secretary

Name Role Email Phone
Płócienniczak, Miss Olga Departmental Secretary (3) 35007


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