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Areas of Expertise
- Russian and East European History
- Comparative Empires
Professor Cavender is a specialist in Russian history, with interests in 18th- and 19th-century Russian cultural, social and intellectual history. She has published Nests of the Gentry: Family, Estate and Local Loyalties in Provincial Russia (University of Delaware Press, 2007), "'Kind Angel of the Soul and Heart': Domesticity and Family Correspondence among the Pre-Emancipation Russian Gentry" (The Russian Review, 2002), “Hunting in Imperial Russia: State Policy and Social Order in L.P.Sabaneev’s Writing” (The Russian Review, 2017), and has edited, together with Choi Chatterjee, David Ransel and Karen Petrone, Everyday Life in Russia Past and Present (Indiana University Press, 2015).