Emma Friedlander entered the History PhD program at Harvard in 2020. She is interested in the social and cultural history of the Soviet Union and its successor states. Currently, her research examines spirituality, mysticism, pseudoscience, and parapsychology and their intersection with gender, sexuality, and everyday life in late Soviet and post-Soviet Russia and Ukraine. She is also completing a secondary field in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.
Ph.D. Candidate in History, Harvard University