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Galina Ivanovna Yermolenko, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Galina Yermolenko, Ph.D., is associate professor of English. She received her Ph.D. in English from Marquette University, with a specialty in British Renaissance literature. She also holds a doctorate degree in Germanic/English Philology from Simferopol State University, Crimea, Ukraine. Dr. Yermolenko teaches a variety of courses: Communication and Thought; Chaucer; Shakespeare; Topics in the Renaissance; Russian Literature; European Literature; Fiction; Drama; and Linguistics. Her scholarly interests involve British Renaissance authors; Russian and Ukrainian literature; early modern European literary and cultural relations; and early modern travel.

She has published articles in journals, such as Spenser StudiesMuslim WorldSeventeenth-Century News, and National Social Science Journal. She has edited a collection of scholarly essays, "Roxolana in European History, Literature, and Culture," forthcoming from Ashgate Press, and is currently working on a book, Roxolana: From Slave to Legend. A native of Ukraine, she has been living and working in the United States since 1990.