Lilya Kaganovsky is the Richard and Margaret Romano Professor of Slavic, Comparative Literature, and Media & Cinema Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Her publications include The Voice of Technology: Soviet Cinema’s Transition to Sound, 1928-1935 (Indiana, 2018) and How the Soviet Man was Unmade (Pittsburgh, 2008); the edited volumes Arctic Cinemas and the Documentary Ethos (with Anna Stenport and Scott MacKenzie, Indiana, 2019); Sound, Speech, Music in Soviet and Post-Soviet Cinema (with Masha Salazkina, Indiana, 2014), and Mad Men, Mad World: Sex, Politics, Style and the 1960s (with Lauren M. E. Goodlad and Robert A. Rushing, Duke, 2013); as well as numerous articles on Soviet and post-Soviet cinema. She is a member of the editorial boards of the journal Studies in Russian and Soviet Cinema and the I.B. Tauris series Kino, and regularly contributes film reviews to the on-line cinema journal KinoKultura.