Ernest Zitser

Ernest Zitser

Librarian for Slavic & Eastern European Studies

External address: 
Box 90195, Perkins Library, 230 Bostock Library, Durham, NC 27708-0195
+1 919 660 5847

Ernest (“Erik”) Zitser is the Librarian for Slavic and East European Studies, library liaison to the International Comparative Studies (ICS) Program, and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies at Duke University.  He is an active member of a number of professional organizations, including the East Coast Consortium of Slavic Library Collections (ECC); the Association for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies (ASEEES); and the Eighteenth-Century Russian Studies Association (ECRSA). He is also the co-founder and managing editor of ВИВЛIОθИКА: E-Journal of Eighteenth-Century Russian Studies, an open access, peer-reviewed, scholarly journal, hosted by Duke University Libraries.

2000, Ph.D., Columbia University
1995, MA, Columbia University
1992, BA, University of California, Los Angeles

Zitser, EA. "Boris Ivanovich Korybut-Kurakin (1676-1727)." Russia's People of Empire: Life Stories from Eurasia, 1500 to the Present. December 1, 2012. 59-68.

Zitser, EA. "Apostles and apostates: The court of peter the great as a chivalrous religious order." Culture and Authority in the Baroque. January 1, 2005. 159-192.

Zitser, EA. "Recalling Russia’s Eighteenth Century: Imaginative Literature as Mnemonic Praxis." Russian History 42.4 (November 27, 2015): 453-460. Full Text

Giullian, JC, and Zitser, EA. "Beyond LibGuides: The Past, Present, and Future of Online Research Guides." Slavic & East European Information Resources 16.4 (October 2, 2015): 170-180. Full Text Open Access Copy

Fedyukin, I, and Zitser, EA. "For love and fatherland: Political clientage and the origins of Russia's first female order of chivalry." Cahiers du Monde Russe 52.1 (December 1, 2011): 5-44.

Brewer, MM, and Zitser, EA. "Slavic Information Literacy: Past, Present, and Future." Slavic & East European Information Resources 10.2-3 (September 2009): 117-124. Full Text

Zitser, E. "Imperial saint: The cult of St Catherine and the dawn of female rule in Russia." SOCIAL HISTORY 33.2 (May 2008): 212-214.