Gene Fitzgerald has been a professor of Russian Language and Literature at the University of Utah since 1969. He has also taught courses in the Honors, Liberal Education, and Comparative Literature programs. He has principally concentrated on the fiction of Dostoevsky, Gogol, Tolstoy, Chekhov, and the poetry of Aleksander Pushkin. His teaching awards over the years include the U's Distinguished Teaching award, the Hatch prize for Excellence in Teaching, and the Presidential Teaching Scholar award.

GENE FITZGERALD is currently teaching:

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GENE FITZGERALD has previously taught:

  • Freedom and Tragedy: Dostoevsky's "The Brothers Karamazov."
  • The Master and Margarita or The Devil Only Knows
  • Dostoevsky and Russian Terrorism
  • Anton Chekhov
  • Tolstoy: Life, Philosophy, and Anna Karenina