Jehanne Gheith

Associate Professor of Slavic Languages and Literature

External address: 
321C Languages Bldg, 133 Franklin Center, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90259, Durham, NC 27708-0259
(919) 660-3147


Jehanne Gheith is an Associate Professor of Russian Culture at Duke University and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for Duke Hospice, who has a private psychotherapy practice in Aging, Illness, and Wellness Transitions with a specialization in Pet Loss. 


  • Ph.D., Stanford University 1992

Gheith, J. Gulag Voices. January 2011.

Gheith, J. Russian Women, 1698-1917: Experience and Expression. An Anthology of Sources. Ed. R Bisha, J Gheith, C Holden, and W Wagner. Indiana University Press, 2002.

Gheith, J. History of Women’s Writing in Russia. Ed. A Barker and J Gheith. Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Gheith, J. An Improper Profession: Women, Gender, and Journalism in Late Imperial Russia. Ed. BT Norton and J Gheith. Duke University Press, 2001.

Goss, KA. "Introduction." June 2014. 265-270. Full Text

Izatt, JA, Fujimoto, JG, Tuchin, VV, and Wood, PH. "IntroductionIntroduction (PublishedPublished)." January 1, 2012. Full Text

Davidson, CN. "Foreword." December 1, 2010. Full Text

Gheith, J. ""’It’s Hard to Convey’: Oral History and Memories of Gulag Survivors." Kaiken Takana oli Pelko. Ed. S Oksanen. Werner Söderström Osakeyhtiö (WSOY), January 2009. 99-116.

Gheith, J. "’Collecting Crumbs’: Rupture and Repair for Children of the Gulag." The Gulag: History and Legacy. Ed. S Barnes. 2009.

Gheith, J. "Painting and words: the art of sisterhood." The Sisters Khvoshchinskaia. Ed. J Andrew, H Hoogenboom, and A Rosenholm. 2006.

Gheith, J. "Tur/Grot correspondence." Russian Women: Experience and Expression. Ed. RBE al. Indiana University Press, 2006.

Alexander, SC, Sleath, B, Golin, CE, Kalinowski, CT, Zinn, S, Yancy, WS, Boan, J, Van Houtven, CH, Weinberger, M, Carey, T, Dominick, KL, Morey, M, Cheng, J, Walter, EC, Bosworth, HB, Weinberger, M, and Oddone, EZ. "Provider-patient communication and treatment adherencePatient adherence in rehabilitationAdherence to diet recommendationsImplications of nonadherence for economic evaluation and health policyAdherence to physical activityNonadherence in pediatricsIntroduction (PublishedPublishedPublishedPublishedPublishedPublishedPublished)." Patient Treatment Adherence: Concepts, Interventions, and Measurement. August 21, 2005. 329-372. Full Text

Gheith, J. "Evgeniia Tur." Encyclopedia of Russian History. Ed. JR Miller. New York: MacMillan Reference, 2004.

Gheith, J, and Holmgren, B. "Art and Prostokvasha: Avdotia Panaeva’s Work." The Russian Memoir: History and Literature. Ed. B Holmgren. Northwestern University Press, 2003.


Gheith, J. "Article on Gulag Research." Encompass (2012). (Academic Article)

Gheith, J. ""‘It’s Difficult to Convey’: Oral History and Memories of Gulag Survivors"." Gulag Studies 2-3 (November 2010). (Academic Article)

Gheith, J. "’Trudno peredat’: Traumatic Memory and the Gulag." Ed. O Cooke. Gulag Studies (2009). (Academic Article)

Gheith, J. ""Solovki"; "Legacy of the Gulag"." on-line "Stalin Project" (2008). (Academic Article)

Gheith, J. "’I Never Talked..’: Enforced Silence, Non-Narrative Memory, and the Gulag." Mortality 12 (May 2007): 159-175. (Academic Article)

Gheith, J. "Women and gender in 18th-century Russia." RUSSIAN REVIEW 64.1 (January 2005): 112-113. (Review)

Gheith, J. "Karolina Pavlova." Ed. S Fusso and A Lehrman. Russian Review (2002). (Review)

Gheith, J. "Till My Tale Is Told: Women’s Memoirs of the Gulag." Ed. S Vilensky. Canadian-American Slavic Studies (2001). (Review)


Gheith, J. "Tur/Grot correspondence." Ed. RBE al. (2006).

Gheith, J. "Marina Palei’s "Otdelenie propashchikh"." Ed. H Goscilo. (1995).