Brian James Baer
Brian James Baer is Professor of Russian and Translation Studies at Kent State University, where he teaches in the master's and doctoral programs in translation. He is co-editor of Volume XII of the ATA Scholarly Monograph Series, Beyond the Ivory Tower: Re-thinking Translation Pedagogy (2003), and editor of the volume Contexts, Subtexts and Pretexts: Literary Translation in Eastern Europe and Russia (2011). He is the founding editor of the journal Translation and Interpreting Studies and the general editor of the Kent State Monograph Series in Translation Studies. He has published widely on issues of gender and sexuality in Russian culture and has translated literary and scholarly works from Russian by such authors as Sergei Dovlatov, Mikhail Zhvanetsky, and Yuri Lotman.