Jennifer Tishler

Credentials: Slavic

Position title: Faculty Associate


Office Number: 210 Ingraham Hall

Language(s): Russian

Research/Language Interests: Twentieth-century Russian literature; Russian civilization; Russian language; women in Russian literature; literary responses to atrocity.

About Me: I am the lead staff member responsible for managing the daily operations of the Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (CREECA). My work combines academic administration, advising, grant writing, and project management for CREECA’s many programs, such as the Pushkin Summer Institute and our National Resource Center and Foreign Language and Area Studies grants. As associate director of CREECA, I also have the opportunity to teach two undergraduate courses each academic year in GNS.

Affiliated Departments: Associate Director of the Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (CREECA); affiliation with Gender and Women’s Studies.


• University of Wisconsin-Madison, PhD Slavic Languages and Literature (1999)
• University of Wisconsin-Madison, MA Slavic Languages and Literature (1993)
• Mount Holyoke College, BA in Russian (1991)