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Peter Winsky

University of Southern California

Peter Winsky received his Ph.D in Slavic Languages and Literatures in June 2021 from the University of California, Los Angeles. His dissertation “Dostoevsky through the Lens of Orthodox Personalism: Synergetic Anthropology and Relational Ontology as Poetic Foundations of Higher Realism” approaches the post-Siberian novels of Dostoevsky within the context of contemporary Orthodox philosophical and theological trends. His research focuses on Russian literature of the 19th century and Orthodox Personalism, as well as Russian Ornamentalist prose of the early 20th century and Yugoslav Blackwave Cinema. He is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Southern California, teaching courses on Russian 19th century literature, cultural history, and religious and philosophical thought.

Peter serves as moderator/curator of the Northwestern University Forum for Russian Philosophy and Religious Thought and as editor of Northwestern University Studies in Russian Philosophy and Religious Thought.