- Associate Professor of Jewish Studies and Slavic Languages & Literatures
Yiddish and Slavic morphosyntax and pragmatics, general and Jewish folklore, Jewish culture
RB Perelmutter is Associate Professor of Slavic Languages & Literatures and Director of Jewish Studies at the University of Kansas. They received a Ph.D from UC Berkeley. Dr. Perelmutter's research and teaching interests focus on morphosyntax and pragmatics of Slavic and Jewish languages, especially Russian, Hebrew, and Yiddish. Dr. Perelmutter's latest research has focused on the construction of gendered practices and identities in multiparticipant discourse.
Selected Publications —
Perelmutter, R. (2013). The Founding Fathers' flamewar: (Im)politeness and community in the Russian blogosphere.
Awards & Honors —
Perelmutter, Renee , Israeli Russian Online: Contesting Religious Identities through an Immigrant Vernacular, Brandeis University, $2,500, Submitted 01/31/2016 (10/01/2016 - 05/31/2017). Other University. Status: Funded.