Expertise and Interests

• Modern Russian literature and culture: the Soviet 1930s, the turn of the 20th century
• Performance studies; history and theory of modern drama, theater, and film
• Private experience, self-writing and cultural institutions: diaries, memoirs, oral histories

Current Projects

• Russian Performances (interdisciplinary edited volume)
• Collective authorship and the catastrophic imagination in early Soviet culture
• Foreigners in Cold-War Moscow: daily lives of the Thaw 



• Intermediate and advanced Russian language and culture
• Tolstoy: survey; seminar on War and Peace
• Chekhov and His Theater
• Modernism and Revolution
• The Soviet Experience
• Russian and Soviet Film


• Global classroom
• Multimedia and digital authorship 
• Interdisciplinary humanistic inquiry
• Undergraduate research
• Community engagement