Sasha Razor


Office Location

Phelps 6323


Sasha Razor holds a joint lecturer's appointment in the Germanic and Slavic Department and the Department of Film and Media Studies at UC Santa Barbara. She specializes in Russophone and East-Central European cinemas. Razor earned her PhD in Slavic Languages and Literatures from UCLA in 2020, with a dissertation focused on Soviet screenwriting in the 1920s and 1930s. Her research interests include silent film, avant-garde cinema and literature, Belarusian and Ukrainian culture, and diaspora studies. Razor is also a curator, journalist, and co-founder of the Russophone Los Angeles Research Collective, which promotes the study of Russophone migration to Southern California.