A Ph.D. candidate in the joint program in Film and Media Studies & Slavic Languages and Literatures. Anastasia’s academic interests lie within post-Soviet documentary with particular focus on the relationships between documentary and ideology and problems of credibility and representation. She is also interested in early Hollywood film and history: the image of Hollywood, the construction of stardom, consumer culture within Hollywood.
Fulbright Graduate Program 2009-2011: M.A. in American Studies from University of Massachusetts, Boston.
M.A. Project: “The Lure of Hollywood: Constructing the Image of Hollywood and Movie Stars in Motion Picture Classic Magazine 1915-1925”