Alyssa DeBlasio is John B. Parsons Chair in the Liberal Arts and Sciences and 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, literature, and 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. Her second book, The Filmmaker’s Philosopher: Merab Mamardashvili and Russian Cinema (Edinburgh University Press, 2019), was shortlisted for the 2020 AATSEEL Best Book in Cultural Studies award; the Russian translation was published in 2020. Together with Izolda Savenkova, she is co-author of Про-движение: Advanced Russian Through Film and Media (Georgetown University Press, 2023), an inquiry-based textbook designed to build advanced-level Russian proficiency through engagement with timely topics that encourage reflection and examination. She is series editor of the Brill book series in Contemporary Russian Philosophy and co-founder and co-editor, together with Mikhail Epstein, of Filosofia: An Encyclopedia of Russian Thought.