Dr. Rosina Neginsky
Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
M.S. in Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.A., B.A. in Literature and Art History, University of Paris-Sorbonne
Rosina Neginsky teaches Art History and Literature at the University of Illinois at Springfield. Her area of specialization is Symbolist Movement in Europe. She is the author of several books, of which the most recent is Salome: The Image of a Woman Who Never Was (2013), of numerous articles on Russian and European artists, poets and writers and of books of poetry, of which the most recent is In the Garden of Luxembroug (2015). She is the president and founder of the international interdisciplinary organization Art, Literature, Music in Symbolism and Decadence (ALMSD), and the editor of various books on Symbolism, of which the most recent is Mental Illnesses in Symbolism (2017). Neginsky is a 2008 recipient of the University Scholar Award, the most prestigious award, which the University of Illinois gives to members of the faculty for their excellence in teaching and research.