Dr. Anna Schur
**Degrees & Credentials: **Ph.D. University of California, Davis, Comparative Literature, September 2001. M.A. Germanic Philology, Leningrad State University, Russia, May 1991.
Professional Interests: 19th-century Russian and British Victorian literature and culture, law and literature, 19th-century penology and the novel; Soviet and Comparative literature.
Professional Background: Professor, Department of English, Keene State College, August 2001 – present. National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar on “Punishment, Politics, and Culture.” Amherst College, Amherst, MA, June 24 –August 2, 2002.
Awards & Accolades: National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend. Summer 2013. National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend. Summer 2007. The Whiting Foundation Grant. August, 2004. Russian and East European Center Grant, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. June – July, 2004. Keene State College Professional Development Grant: 2002, 2005, 2008, 2009.
Anna Schur came to Keene State College in 2001, to teach courses in Comparative and Russian literature. She received her B.A. in Germanic philology (with concentration in English literature) from Leningrad State University, Russia, and her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of California, Davis. Her teaching and research interests include 19th-century Russian and British Victorian literature and culture, law and literature, 19th-century penology and the novel; also Soviet literature and film, and Comparative literature.