I am a teacher-scholar dedicated to bringing marginalized voices into conversation with canonical texts. My research and my teaching reach across boundaries of national literature, time period, and genre. I am currently an Assistant Professor (ntt) in the Department of Humanities and Languages at the New Economic School in Moscow.
As a precariously employed early-career scholar in twenty-first century academia, I study this interaction of narrative and community while teaching, applying for jobs, and parenting two teenagers. I completed revisions on my book Fairy Tales in Contemporary American Culture: How We Hate to Love Them during the 2020 pandemic while making my own international job transition and supporting my children in their transitions from high school to college. The constants in my life are knitting, books, and snark.
I can be reached in a variety of ways. Find me on Twitter or e-mail me at kkoppy AT nes.ru