Program Coordinator, Center for European and Russian Studies
Phone: (310) 825-8030
Caitlyn Gvon joined CERS in 2023. She holds a BA in Russian Studies from the Department of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Languages and Cultures at UCLA. Her senior thesis explores late 19th century attitudes in the Russian Empire towards islands and the realities and representations of penal colonialism on Sakhalin Island in the writings of Anton Chekhov. She is interested in the Russian Far East, Korean diaspora, and island studies.