Andrea D. Lanoux
Associate Professor of Slavic Studies
Chair of Slavic Studies Department
Joined Connecticut College: 1999
B.A., Brown University
M.A., Ph.D., UCLA, Los Angeles
• Russian and Polish languages and literatures • Gender studies in Slavic cultures • Nationhood and nationalism studies • Literary canon formation • Post-Soviet children's literature
Andrea Lanoux teaches Russian language at all levels and courses on Russian literature and culture. She has team-taught courses on gender in communist and post-communist societies (with Amy Dooling), on European Modernism (with Geoffrey Atherton and Abigail Van Slyck), and on comparative Slavic cultures (with Marijan Despalatovic.)
Lanoux has published books on Russian and Polish Romanticism (Od narodu do kanonu [From Nation to Canon, 2003]), gender and national identity (Gender and National Identity in Twentieth-Century Russian Culture, co-edited with Helena Goscilo, 2006), as well as articles on Tolstoy´s Anna Karenina, the poet Adam Mickiewicz, Russian women writers, the Polish women´s press, and numerous book reviews and translations. She is currently working on a co-authored book manuscript (with Kelly Herold and Raquel Greene) on post-Soviet children's literature.
She has served on the Gender and Women´s Studies and Film Studies advisory boards, the Dean of Faculty Search Committee, the Committee on Faculty Resources, the Academic and Administrative Procedures Committee (AAPC), and the Educational Planning Committee (EPC). She chaired the International Commons Steering Committee to advance international education at the college from 2007-2009, and she is currently directing the Mellon Initiative on Foreign Languages to better integrate foreign languages into the broader curriculum.
Lanoux is the 2014 recipient of the Helen Brooks Regan Faculty Leadership award, presented annually to a tenured faculty member whose outstanding service in a leadership role exemplifies the College's commitment to shared governance, democratic process and campus community development.