Grace Mahoney specializes in Russian and Ukrainian languages and literatures. Her dissertation explores the relationship between literature and literary memorial media, namely author house museums. Other of her research interests include visual arts and women's & gender studies.
Grace completed the graduate certificate program in Museum Studies. For her practicum, she interned at the Mikhail Bulgakov Literary Memorial Museum in Kyiv and sucessfully implimented a digital collections project that is available as an open resource through University of Michigan Libraries, Digital Content and Collections (see The Mikhail Bulgakov Digital Collection).
Grace practices literary translation. Her book of translations of Iryna Starovoyt's poetry A Field of Foundlings was published by Lost Horse Press in 2017 as the first volume in a series of Contemporary Ukrainian Poetry for which she now serves as editor.
Fulbright US Student Researcher, Ukraine (2014-15)
B.A. English Literature, Seattle University (2010)
B.A. Visual Arts, Seattle University (2010)