Christina Novakov-Ritchey, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Humanities,
College of Human Sciences and Humanities
Christina Novakov-Ritchey is an assistant professor of humanities at University of
Houston-Clear Lake. She earned her Ph.D. and M.A. at the University of California,
Los Angeles, and her B.A. from the University of California - Davis.
She teaches courses on colonial and anticolonial history, magic and reason, and global modernisms.
Areas of Expertise
- Peasant studies
- Histories and cultures of southeastern Europe
- Global histories of socialism
- Global histories of anticolonialism
- Self-taught art
- Performance and video-based art
- Critical ethnography
Awards and Accomplishments
- 2021-22 UCLA, Dissertation Year Fellowship
- 2021-22 University of California Humanities Research Institute, Multi-Campus Graduate Student Working Group Grant
- 2020-2021 UCLA, Center for European and Russian Studies, Dissertation Writing Fellowship
- 2018 U.S. Department of State Program for Research and Training on Eastern Europe and Eurasia (Title VIII Grant)