Research Interests: Feminist and Queer Theory, Marxism and Critical Theory, Utopianism, Psychoanalysis
Languages: German, Russian, French
Mari Jarris is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Comparative Literature and Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies at Princeton University and the Institute of German Literature at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. She holds a B.A. with high honors in German Studies and the College of Social Studies from Wesleyan University. Her dissertation examines utopianism and dialectical theories of gender in nineteenth- and twentieth-century German and Russian socialisms. She has received research fellowships from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Fulbright, American Councils, and the Coalition of Women in German (WiG). Her translations have been published by New German Critique and the Wilhelm Fink Verlag and her co-written article “Nikolai Chernyshevsky’s What Is to Be Done? and the Pre-History of International Marxist Feminism” is forthcoming in Feminist German Studies (summer 2020).