Roman Katsman

Roman Katsman


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Last update: 16-Jul-2019
Full Professor, Department of Literature of the Jewish People, Faculty of Jewish Studies , Full Professor

I was born in the USSR in 1969 and immigrated to Israel in 1990. Completed my Ph.D. dissertation on Dostoevsky and Agnon in 2000 at the Department of Comparative Literature in Bar-Ilan University. The same year I started working at the Department of Literature of the Jewish People. Full professor from 2016. I am an author of books and articles on modern Hebrew and Russian literatures, especially focusing on Agnon, Russian Israeli literature, poetics and literary theory.