Olga Zaslavsky is a scholar of Russian literature of the 20th and 21st centuries and a literary translator. Her main interests are poetry and prose of the Silver Age, music, and theater of the Soviet and post-Soviet period. Recently, she signed a contract with Academic Studies Press to have her book, Poets on Poets: The Epistolary and Poetic Communication of Tsvetaeva, Pasternak, and Rilke (Peter Lang Publishing, 2017), translated into Russian for the series "Contemporary Western Rusistika / Современная западная русистика," projected for 2023.

In the fall of 2018, Zaslavsky delivered a paper at the Tsvetaeva conference in Moscow titled, «Наши Беллевю и Бельведеры: Цветаева и споры с окружающей ее эмиграцией,» published in “Той России — нету. — Как и той меня.” Материалы XXI и XXII международных научных цветаевских конференций. Дом-Музей М. Цветаевой, Moscow, 2021. In 2020, she gave a talk on Vladimir Sorokin and the opera at the ASEEES virtual conference, titled “Opera Seria, Opera Buffa: The Children of Rosenthal as Opera, Literature, and Cultural Phenomenon."