Hammarberg is an expert in 18th and 19th century Russian literature and recent Slavic literary theory. She has published a book on Russian Sentimentalism, From the Idyll to the Novel: Karamzin's Sentimentalist Prose (Cambridge University Press, 1991) and numerous articles on minor literary genres and gender in late 18th- early 19th-century literature. Her current research is focused on Karamzin's epigones. EDUCATION: Diplom, Handelshogskolan vid Abo Akademi, Finland, 1964; A.M., Purdue University, 1977; Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1982 Hammarberg has taught at Macalester since 1983.
"Gender Ambivalence and Genre Anomalies in Late 18th-Early 19th-Century Russian Literature.", Russian Literature (2002)
Contributions to Books
"The First Russian Women’s Journals and the Construction of the Reader", Women in Russian Culture and Society 1700-1825 (2007)
"Spas in spe: Castalian Springs, Muses and Muzhiks inLipetsk", Eighteenth-Century Russia: Society, Culture, Economy (2006)
"Dogs and Doggerel: Gogol's Eighteenth-Century Roots", Russian Society and Culture in the Long Eighteenth Century:) Essays in Honor of Anthony G. Cross (2004)
Women, Critics, and Women Critics in Early Russian Women's Journals, Women and Gender in 18th-Century Russia. (2003)
Review of Powelstock, David, Becoming Mikhail Lermontov: The Ironies of Romantic Individualism in Nicholas's Russia, Canadian American Slavic Studies (2010)