Bio


Nick received his PhD in Slavonic Studies at the University of Cambridge in 2018. He is currently completing his first monograph, entitled "Queer Orthodox Culture in Early Modern Russia".

Academic Appointments


  • Lecturer, Slavic Languages and Literatures

Honors & Awards


  • Best Article in Early Slavic Studies, Early Slavic Studies Association (2018)

Professional Education


  • PhD, University of Cambridge, Slavic Studies (2018)

2020-21 Courses


All Publications


  • Queering Sodomy: A Challenge to “Traditional” Sexual Relations in Russia Queer-Feminist Solidarity and the East/West Divide Mayhew, N. Peter Lang. 2020: 77–96
  • Eunuchs and Ascetic Masculinity in Kievan Rus The Medieval History Journal Mayhew, N. 2018; 21: 100-116
  • Reading the Body: Hesychasm in the Life of Saint Stephen, Bishop of Perm Rossica Antiqua Mayhew, N. 2018; 2017 (2): 63-78
  • Banning Spiritual Brotherhoods and Establishing Marital Chastity in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Muscovy and Ruthenia Palaeoslavica Mayhew, N. 2017; 25 (2): 80-108