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Byungsam Jung

Byungsam Jung

Byungsam Jung

Assistant Teaching Professor, Russian


Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics



Russian Language Literature and Culture


Ph.D., Slavic Languages and Literatures, Stanford University, 2023

Biographic Overview

Byungsam joined the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics in 2023. He is teaching beginning and intermediate-level Russian language classes and an upper-level course in photojournalism in Russia.

Research Interests

Byungsam’s research ranges from early nineteenth through twentieth-century Russian literature and culture, with broader interests in visual culture, media studies, theory, technological history, and interdisciplinary approaches to the study of literature.

Research Specializations

Nikolai Gogol

Andrei Bely

Vladimir Nabokov


“Lolita in Humbert Humbert’s Camera Obscura and Lolita in Vladimir Nabokov’s Camera Lucida,” Comparative Literature (September 2022)

Honors and Awards

Centennial Teaching Award. The School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University, 2023.

G. J. Pigott Scholars Program Award. The School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University, 2019.

Graduate Research Scholarship for Humanities. Korea Student Aid Foundation, 2012.

Honors, Yonsei University, 2007.