Slavic PhD Alums’ Books on Shortlist for AATSEEL Prize

Slavic Studies congratulates PhD alums Colleen Lucey (2016) and José Vergara (2016) on their books being shortlisted for the 2022 AATSEEL Prize for Best First Book in the field of Slavic and East European Studies.  Dr. Lucey’s book, published by Cornell University Press in 2021, is titled Love for Sale: Representing Prostitution in Imperial Russia, and Dr. Vergara’s book, published by Northern Illinois University Press also in 2021, is titled All Future Plunges to the Past: James Joyce in Russian Literature. Dr. Lucey is currently Assistant Professor in the Department of Russian and Slavic Studies at the University of Arizona while Dr. Vergara is Assistant Professor of Russian at Bryn Mawr College.