Michael A. Denner
Associate Professor of Russian Studies
Stetson University Russian Studies Program

Tolstoy Studies Journal

Stetson University Honors Program

PhD., Northwestern University
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, 2001

Current Projects (2005-2006)
∙ Work on Volume XXI of the Tolstoy Studies Journal
∙ A short, critical biography of L. N. Tolstoy
∙ An annotated, new translation of Tolstoy’s book, On Life (
О жизни)

curriculum vitae

If you’re fascinated by all things me, perhaps you’ll explore these links…
Bear in a Hat Blog
My fishing tumblr
My gardening blog
A New Hampshire Public Radio interview with me
An interview with me on Champagne, IL Public Radio Focus 580
My Keynote Address for the NEA/Champaign-Urbana, Ill. “Big Read” Celebration
Learn Kyrgyz!

Or maybe my life before academia?

(The face is from the poster for Dziga Vertov's film The Eleventh (1928))