Benjamin Paloff, CREES director and professor of Slavic languages and literatures and comparative literature, penned an essay in the Michigan Quarterly Review titled, "We Are All In Terrible Danger: Reflections Six Weeks into Russia’s Assault on Ukraine." Professor Paloff is an author and translator. His research focuses on philosophical dilemmas, particularly in metaphysics and the ethics of representation, in modern Central and Eastern European literature, as well as on translation theory and practice.