Muireann Maguire is Career Development Fellow in Russian Literature and Culture at Wadham College, University of Oxford until 2013. She wrote her PhD dissertation at the University of Cambridge on the topic of Soviet Gothic fiction. Her collection of translated Russian and Soviet ghost stories Red Spectres: Twentieth Century Russian Gothic Tales is currently under contract with Angel Classics. Her research interests include the portrayal of science and scientists in Russian and Soviet fiction (1850-present); Gaito Gazdanov and emigre literature of the first wave; and dogs in cinema.
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