Alyssa DeBlasio is Associate Professor in the Russian Department at Dickinson College, where she also contributes to the Philosophy Department and the Film Studies program. Her teaching and research interests fall primarily along the intersections of philosophy, Russian literature, and Russo-Soviet cinema. Her work has been supported by the American Council of Learned Societies, the National Endowment for the Humanities, Fulbright-Hays, the Yegor Gaidar Foundation, the U.S. Department of State, and the American Council of Teachers of Russian. In 2014 she published The End of Russian Philosophy (Palgrave, 2014), which looks at the transition of the discipline of philosophy in Russia from the 1990s through the 2000s. She is currently at work on a second monograph on dialogues between contemporary Russian filmmakers and late-Soviet philosophers.