William Nickell
Slavic Languages and Literatures

William Nickell is a cultural historian specializing in mid-nineteenth to mid-twentieth century Russia. His research focuses on media studies and cultural production, with close attention to the effects of large-scale social, economic and technical change. He also publishes extensively on Tolstoy, including a forthcoming companion to War and Peace. He is the author of The Death of Tolstoy: Russia on the Eve, Astapovo Station, 1910 (2010) and A Companion to Tolstoy’s War and Peace. (2013). Nickell is Associate Professor in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures.