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Jacob Meister

Graduate Student

Undergraduate Tutorial Board Teaching Fellow, 2024-2025

Research Fields: Nineteenth-century European novel (French, Russian, British); Franco-Russian literary exchange (18th-20th centuries); Russian formalism and Mikhail Bakhtin; sociology of literature; theories of the novel (narratology); theories of genre; medical humanities; literature and science; global health; Romanticism and its afterlives; Epistolary novel and Enlightenment; Urban studies.

Ph.D. Comparative Literature, Harvard University (in progress)
A.M. in Comparative Literature, Harvard University (2019)
M.Phil in Medieval and Modern Languages, University of Oxford (2015)
A.B. Comparative Literature, Princeton University (2013)

Dissertation title: “Sanitizing Narratives: Urban Health in Nineteenth-Century European Fiction”

Languages: French, Russian, English, German, Latin, Italian.