Ani Kokobobo received her BA from Dartmouth (2005) and PhD from Columbia University (2011).
She is currently Assistant Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Slavic Department at the University of Kansas. Beginning in 2018, she will also be editor of the Tolstoy Studies Journal.
She has published an edited volume, Russian Writers and the Fin de Siecle — The Twilight of Realism (Cambridge University Press, 2015), as well as a special issue of the Tolstoy Studies Journal: Anna Karenina in the 21st Century.
She has a monograph forthcoming in 2018 Russian Grotesque Realism: The Great Reforms and Gentry Decline (Ohio State University Press), as well as another edited volume, Beyond Moscow: Reading Russia’s Regional Identities and Initiatives (Routledge).
She is currently writing a book on Soviet writer Vassily Grossman.