Ph.D. in Literary Studies (St. Petersburg State University).
Ilya Kalinin is a Visiting Research Scholar at The Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (Princeton University) and a former Associate Professor at the Department of Liberal Arts and Sciences (St.-Petersburg State University). His researches focus on Russian Literature, early Soviet intellectual and cultural history, and the historical and cultural politics of contemporary Russia as well (post-soviet social and cultural transformations; contemporary Russian politics of history; modernization/demodernization and politics of identity in contemporary Russia). He has published in a wide range of journals, including Ab Imperio, Arche, Baltic Worlds, Osteuropa, Die Welt der Slaven, Sign Systems Studies, Social Sciences, Russian Literature, Russian Studies, Russian Studies in Literature, Russian Studies in Philosophy, Slavonica, Wiener Slawistischer Almanach, New Literary Observer, Logos, etc. His essays were translated into 14 languages (English, German, French, Swedish, Norwegian, Latvian, Polish, Serbian, Spanish, Portugal, Hungarian, Hebrew, Chinese, and Japanese).