English Department
Anastasia Pease

Anastasia Pease

Job Title
Senior Lecturer in English
Senior Lecturer in Russian
Karp Hall 109

Research interests

Literature and science, comparative literature, world literature in English, ethics and bioethics, poetry, 19th- and 20th-century Russian literature, science fiction, second language pedagogy.


"Divine Beings in Short Stories by Nabokov, Garcia Marquez, and Le Guin: A Secular Reading." Connections and Influence in Russian and American Short Story. Edited by Jeff Birkenstein and Robert Hauhart. Lexington Books (an imprint of Rowman and Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc.). 2021. pp. 203-14.

“The Other Ursula Le Guin: History and Time in the Orsinian Tales,The Athenaeum Review (University of Texas at Dallas). Fall, 2018.

“Russians in the Early Stories of Vladimir Nabokov,” in Forming the Images of Russia and Russians in Western Discourses of the 20th and 21st Centuries. International conference materials. Nauchnaya Kniga, Voronezh (Russia). April, 2018. pp. 430 – 8.

“Two Mysterious Portraits: Gogol and Wilde on Art and Artists,” a chapter in Quintessential Wilde. Cambridge Scholars (UK). January, 2017 .

“‘No More Delightful Spirit’: Unlikely Connections with Oscar Wilde,” a chapter in Wilde’s Wiles. Cambridge Scholars, 2013.

“Teaching Ethics with Science Fiction: a Case Study Syllabus.” Teaching Ethics, Spring, 2009.

“Designing an Ethics across the Curriculum Program.” (With Robert Baker). Teaching Ethics, Spring, 2009.

Additional media


Mary McLeod Bethune Award for service and commitment to the education and advancement of AOP students (May, 2011).

Academic credentials

B.A., Louisiana Tech University; M.A., Louisiana Tech University; M.A., University at Albany, The State University of New York; Ph.D., University at Albany, The State University of New York