Jordan Lian is a PhD candidate in Slavonic Studies at Clare College, University of Cambridge. Her doctoral research focuses on the career of Bronislava Nijinska (1891–1972) in interwar Eastern Europe. She has previously danced at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow, Russia and Les Grands Ballets de Canadiens in Montreal, Canada. She completed her BA (Hons) in International Relations and Russian Studies at New York University magna cum laude. Jordan completed her MPhil in Modern Languages, with distinction, at New College, University of Oxford. Her research interests include studies of dance history, modernism and the avant-garde, and postcolonial and critical theory in the cultural histories of Eastern Europe, Eurasia, and Russia.
PhD candidate in Slavonic Studies at Clare College, University of Cambridge