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Catharine Theimer Nepomnyashchy

Catharine Theimer Nepomnyashchy, American literature educator. Certified Russian Institute, Columbia University, 1978. Grant, Social Science Research Council, 1990-1992, Fellowship, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1989-1990.


  • Nepomnyashchy, Catharine Theimer was born on January 5, 1951 in East Orange, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Ernst Theodore and Jo-Anne Wright Theimer.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, New York City, 1987.


    • Director, Harriman Institute Columbia University, 2001—2009. Ann Whitney Olin professor Russian literature, culture Barnard College, since 1987. President American Association Teachers Slavic & East European Language, 2005—2007.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Russian Institute, Columbia University, 1978.


    • Translator: (literary) Strolls wtih Pushkin (Award, 1994), Strolls with Pushkin (Columbia University Translate Center Merit award, 1992).


    Member Silver Bay Association, New York. Member of Modern Language Association (executive committee Slavic, east European literature 1997—2003), AATSEEL (president 2005-2007), AAASS (member board directors 2003-2006), Council Foreign Relations.


    • Married Viacheslav Nepomnyashchy, April 30, 1977. 1 child Olga.
    • father: Ernst Theodore
    • mother: Jo-Anne Wright Theimer
    • spouse: Viacheslav Nepomnyashchy
    • child: Olga Nepomnyashchy
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    Born January 5, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1987
      Columbia University
    • 1987
      Ann Whitney Olin professor, Russian literature
    • 2001 - 2009