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Literature educator

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.

Background

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.

Career

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.

Achievements

  • Certified Russian Institute, Columbia University, 1978.

Works

  • Other Work

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

Membership

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.

Connections

Married Viacheslav Nepomnyashchy, April 30, 1977. 1 child Olga.

father:
Ernst Theodore

mother:
Jo-Anne Wright Theimer

spouse:
Viacheslav Nepomnyashchy

child:
Olga Nepomnyashchy